Residential Design

From large estate master plans to simple courtyard gardens, Lankford Associates creates unique gardens that respond directly to the site, the building and our client’s needs. We tie the architectural design into the garden and the garden into the home, blurring the boundaries between the built and living. Our plans are often built in stages over years to meet tight budgets resulting in a garden that looks as if it was built in its entirety.



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Smith Home
This design carefully ties the home into the surrounding farmland.
Featured in Seattle Homes and Lifestyles, At Home in the Valley, March 2011
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Smith Article
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Gleadle Home
Built on high bluff overlooking Saratoga Passage, the clients built much of the garden. Featured in Weekend Homes, Island Magic, 2006
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Gleadle Guest
As the second stage of the master plan, this guest house with pool, security glass screen and garden was built several years after the main house.
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Gleadle Article
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Deignan Home
On a high bluff waterfront, this garden pays homage to the Asian aesthetic desired by the clients while retaining its northwest influence.
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Davidson Home
This is a garden that changes throughout the seasons. Although simple, it allows the clients to express themselves throughout the year.
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Liburdy Home
This northwest garden features courtyards, winding paths and vistas of the lake. Featured in Everett Harold, Home and Garden, January 28th, 2008. 
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Liburdy Article
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