Inner-city oasis
Outdoor Living|Backyard & Outdoor Living #56
This intimate garden courtyard is effortlessly cool
KYLIE BARACZ
When looking at this concrete, narrow courtyard you’d assume there wouldn’t be space to rest and rejuvenate. However, this inner-city garden is far from tiny. Featuring a modern dining area, raised deck, outdoor shower and deluxe sunken spa, this modern city oasis certainly packs a punch.

To create this chic entertaining space, OUTHOUSE design set out to encourage a green connection and flow from the indoors out, while also reflecting with the vibrancy and edginess of the surrounding city. “Our design-savvy clients love the inner-city vibe of Woolloomooloo and had recently purchased a spacious groundfloor apartment,” says Steve Warner and Carina Bronte of OUTHOUSE design. “With its clean lines, strong design sense and semibrutal concrete feel, this apartment has a real strength of character. The proposed courtyard garden needed to be exceptional in its level of quality finishes, as well as delivering a sense of connection and gravitas.”

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