A Heritage Home Gets Modern Outdoor Entertaining Spaces and Gardens

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                                In the Camberwell suburb of Melbourne, this heritage house wasn&#8217;t the problem. The issue was the outdoor spaces and how they didn&#8217;t work for the entertaining-loving owners. <a href="https://www.landscape.net.au/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Ian Barker Gardens</a> was hired to bring life to the exterior while creating plenty of modern entertaining spaces, which included the entrance garden, side lawn garden, woodland garden, rear garden, pool area, and side courtyard garden.
They were also tasked with designing a pool large enough for their extended family, a playhouse for the kids, a play area for them to run around, space for everyone to spread out, a veggie garden, and a shady tree to rest under. The owners also asked them to update the look of the tennis court and to save as many of the original trees as possible. Many tall orders, but the designers definitely came through. The designers managed to merge the original architectural style with new
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Friday Five with Lily Kwong

                                <em>To celebrate Women’s History Month, every Friday in March we’ll be featuring women in the design world in our <a href="https://design-milk.com/column/friday-five/" data-wpel-link="internal">Friday Five</a> column.</em>
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                                <em>If you’ve visited <a href="https://design-milk.com/14th-factory-art-exhibition-transformed-adventure/" data-wpel-link="internal">The 14th Factory</a> in Los Angeles, you might have seen <a href="https://www.instagram.com/lily_kwong/?hl=en" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Lily Kwong’s</a> installation or, if you’re familiar with the fashion world, recognize her from an editorial spread or two. Model, muse, and all around modern woman, Lily wants to beautify urban landscapes by making them greener so that people can more readily connect with nature, especially in places where such a connection is hard to cultivate and grow (puns not intended). Since graduating from Columbia University with a degree in Urban Studies, she has since founded her own studio, <a href="https://studiolilykwong.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">STUDIO LILY KWONG</a>, a next generation landscape design firm that wants to forge powerful intersections between landscape, art, fashion, wellness and activism. Lily was also recently named by the New York Times as one of <div class="post-limited-image"><img class="alignnone size-large wp-image-338394" src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/03/lily-kwong-friday-five-1-810x421.jpg" alt="" width="810" height="421" srcset="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/03/lily-kwong-friday-five-1-810x421.jpg 810w, https://design-milk.com/images/2018/03/lily-kwong-friday-five-1-800x416.jpg 800w, https://design-milk.com/images/2018/03/lily-kwong-friday-five-1-768x399.jpg 768w, https://design-milk.com/images/2018/03/lily-kwong-friday-five-1-500x260.jpg 500w, https://design-milk.com/images/2018/03/lily-kwong-friday-five-1.jpg 1280w" sizes="(max-width: 810px) 100vw, 810px" /></div>
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