This spacious multi-level deck of Swedish pine overlooks a big lawn and a path to the park beyond. The long boards are arranged in a pleasing geometrical pattern, and the deep steps of the deck can double as seats. A perfect spot to relax, eat outdoors or simply enjoy the beauty of the park. There is an aromatic herb garden with sage, rosemary, savory and basil near the kitchen. Outside the living room, a Carpinus betulus on a white gravel base is set into the middle of the deck. Next to this is a seating area with a tea table that doubles as a storage container for cushions in winter. Cubical zinc planters with ball clipped Buxus sempervirens mark out the edges of the deck, lending a pleasing rhythm. In autumn, the magnificent Acer palmatum ‘Senkaki’ light up the garden with their vibrant red foliage.
Photographs by Dario Fusaro.