Neville Stewart Landscaping were approached to create a design for a new townhouse in Maori Hill. The section had been subdivided off from a house and had some small areas with gardens but most of the paving and garden had been broken up or disturbed by the builders. The owners had also bought the property after the house had been built and there were a number of changes they wanted to make including turning a gym into a garage and the position of the front door. NSL measured the site and took some photos. Simplicity and privacy were the name of the game. Part of the site needed to be used for cars to park and access the new garage while the other part needed to be made into a private outdoor living space. As part of the original design three macrocarpa beams were stood up to form a feature. This feature was very wobbly and didn’t really add much to the landscaping, therefore it was proposed to upcycle these into a sculptural landscaping aspect. A hand drawn image was presented to the client to show how this might look. Around the back of the property and to the north existing gardens will be reused, rebuilt (where necessary) and replanted. The client loves the concept and looks forward to having a low maintenance, easy garden which provides the level of privacy they asked for.