Carnegie Hill House, NY by Nelson Byrd Woltz.Black locust timber slabs take you to an oversized woven chair (the ‘nest’) surrounded by ferns. Opposite, orthogonal pavers lead to a re-circulating fountain bringing sound and movement into the garden.
Garden bench built into rendered retaining wall. I like the way trees are also in the planter to create two layers, plus a narrow planting at foot of retaining wall and under garden seat. - Gardening And Patio