Gregory Lombardi Design

In Pursuit of Paradise

Source: Prelude

To look at it, you wouldn’t think that this idyllic coastal landscape is anything other than the picture of serenity. Yet the tranquil water of the elevated, infinity-edge lap pool created for an avid swimmer, the raised waterfall spa carved into granite to align with the bay kitchen window, the cleanlined, almost Zen-like terraces and hardy plantings that ebb and flow like the tide, are, in actuality, the products of a flurry of activity that lasted only nine months time.

This landscape design was part of a new beach home project with a lot of program—a main house and garage, pool house, pool and spa—all situated on a “gorgeous but thin, sensitive site that’s right on the wetlands off an inlet,” says principal Gregory Lombardi.

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