forest hills contemporary
Located in Washington, DC along the beautifully wooded Rock Creek Park, the side and back spaces of this steeply graded yard received a complete overhaul.
New masonry steps lead from the home's great room and kitchen toward the central terrace. Custom aluminum handrails and integrated light fixtures guide the way.
The new stone terrace creates ample space for entertaining, while a custom fire pit is the focal point in this wooded scene that can easily be seen from the homes great room. Seat-high stone walls surround the new stairs and rear terrace spaces and large boulders were placed along the hillside, leading up to the fire pit and terrace.
Two subtle ramps allow handicapped access from the home's basement to the rear terrace.