In the Redwoods
Located in a tranquil, forested canyon of Mill Valley, the project site is a steep hillside with over 100 feet of grade change. Located in a tranquil, forested canyon of Mill Valley, the project site is a steep hillside with over 100 feet of grade change. Working with the site’s vertical terrain, the primary design intent was to create a series of usable outdoor spaces for an active family that enhance and integrate the natural landscape with its indoor living spaces.
Mature redwoods scattered throughout the property make for a picturesque backdrop and canopy. Ultimately, the majestic giants helped inform the spatial organization of the landscape and were a source of design and material inspiration. We selected materials and a planting palette that do well under the redwoods and in the surrounding environment, as well as complement the modern architecture of the renovated home.