This steeply sloped back yard had dramatic grade changes on all sides. With one upslope neighbor, one downslope neighbor, and backing onto several other properties also connecting significantly higher than the house grade - the task of unifying the backyard and maximizing functionality in a pleasing form and flow, was an interesting and engaging challenge.
Majority area of the back yard is under utilized and non functional
Low Europa AB retaining wall with concrete paver patio & evergreen Azalea hedge
Retaining the slope on the high side with function and grace
Unifying the back yard for harmony and best use of space