Aren't exterior utility boxes just awful? Sure, we understand to have electricity, the Internet and phone services they're a necessity, but couldn't they be the tiniest bit more attractive? They're gray, cold feeling and always seem to stick out like a sore thumb. Well check out this possible solution to the utility box problem after the jump!
Rather than completely hide the utility boxes, Bel Air, a gorgeous complex of urban lofts on South Congress, tried to work them into their landscaping. You can still see the utility boxes, but now they're accompanied by a medley of regional plants. What do you think about this as a solution? Does it make the utility boxes any better looking? Or is not really doing anything? Have you found any solutions to the utility box problem that work for you?
Adrienne photographs beautiful homes in and around her home base of Austin, Texas. She's a contributor to UPPERCASE Magazine and spends all her free time exploring small town Texas. She watches a lot of Star Trek.
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