A typology originally hailing from Morocco, the riad is traditionally a home built around an interior garden. Terremoto proposes Riad-i-Cal, the California Riad. The garden and entry patio are perfect for receiving and entertaining guests – with Moroccan mint tea or California wine.
Blue-green California native plant palette with a formal overlay of Palms.
The dry fountain relic is a typology of Morocco that we have interpreted through a California lens.
The upper terrace prioritizes both viewing of the geometric garden below and the Golden Gate Bridge beyond. Simple furnishing and eclectic pots offer an informal space for lounging and entertaining.
Paving: Decomposed Granite (Gold Rock from Broadmoor)
Uplights: Lightcraft Architects Uplight
Pathlight: Illume by Lightcraft
Brown Jordan Walter Lamb Rockers + Occasional Table
Brown Jordan Oscar Loveseat + Oscar End Table
Assorted terra cotta pots from Flowerland and Flora Grubb
Dry Fountain Tile: Belize from Da Vinci Marble
Plants: Pacific Nursery
Palms: Golden Gate Palms
We were inspired by the existing structure of the garden and decided to insert differing scales of materials to break down the formality of the ground plane into zones of living for a growing family.
Heston outdoor appliances donated by Purcell Murray.
Custom furniture by The Long Confidence and Ben Hardy & Co.
Cielo Marble Leathered Pavers from Da Vinci Marble.
Paving: Blue Decomposed Granite. Mulch: Fir Bark Mulch
Path Lights: Lightcraft Illuma
Hanging Lights: Lightcraft Starlight Pendant
Custom Furniture by The Long Confidence and Ben Hardy & Co.
Heston Outdoor by Purcell Murray.
Original chandelier from house used as an accent in the landscape.
Other Items for Sale
Dining Room Table + Benches, Custom Furniture at Fireplace.ear