LA Times Home & Garden Roundup 08.29.09

LA Times Home & Garden Roundup 08.29.09

Abby Stone
Aug 29, 2009

082909-hng01.jpgIn California, we're all about indoor-outdoor living. This week's Los Angeles Times Home and Garden section focuses on the best examples of this in Los Angeles, from a home in Altadena with six outdoor spaces which was built without moving a single tree on the property to a Koreatown terrace that was transformed into an outdoor living room to a home that uses windows outdoors to dramatic effect. Links to these stories and others on the Los Angeles Times website, after the jump...

Florist Walter Huber's Pasadena GardenWhen Bob Huber built his home in Altadena, it was created to take advantage of the dramatic landscape, built on a slope and without moving or cutting down any of the trees. The result includes a series of six terraced outdoor rooms that allow for true indoor-outdoor living.

Peter Gargaliano's Koreatown Apartment Gargaliano transformed the 750 square foot terrace of his apartment into a lush outdoor space that is truly livable.

Window panes on chains hang out at a new home: Claudia Schmutzler uses windows hung on chains from her pergola to create a California version of a New England enclosed porch, creating a sense of privacy without feeling enclosed or claustrophobic.

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