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When regulations prohibited a patio, Southview worked with city planners to find a beautiful solution that maximized space and complied with the law.
These homeowners love to be outside, but the hot afternoon sun made their backyard nearly unusable. This new design provides shade from the sun, as well as other much-needed amenities for entertaining.
Intimate backyard captures the spirit and charm of a New Orleans courtyard with classic brick patio, fireplace, and fleur-de-lis accents
A simple backyard for modern sensibilities. This small landscaping project created a space for spending time with friends and family in Cottage Grove.
This Minneapolis, MN design includes a modern front yard zen garden, unique bluestone patio, and wood-burning fire pit.
A functional landscape design with patios at three levels. An outdoor kitchen, an outdoor living space with a fire pit, and a plunge pool and hot tub.
Steep slope transformed into a backyard inspired by nature. More than a patio! This design includes a backyard waterfall, stream, fire circle, and fly-fishing pond.
Minnesota backyard resort with swimming pool, pond, putting green, pergola, outdoor kitchen, and fire pit.
Captivating swimming pool landscape in Hastings MN designed with every amenity for maximum comfort and fun.
The focus of this project was to make the back yard wheelchair accessible and add curb appeal. The project was completed over two years. The front yard was completed first, then the backyard.
Personalized backyard resort with a pool, spa, outdoor kitchen, and living room. Everything you need for the perfect summer.
A comfortable outdoor space with low-maintenance decking material, pergolas, and space to lounge and enjoy meals.
This home is a walk-out, but you have to wonder "a walk-out to where?" A steep hill and tiny footprint complicated this backyard landscaping project.
This Apple Valley backyard resort was thoughtfully designed to ensure the homeowners’ suburban lot emulates a private and luxurious oasis.
When the Builders Association of the Twin Cities and KARE 11 partnered to renovate the KARE 11 Backyard, Southview Design answered the call.
A resort-style rustic home on the lake equipped with a game room, outdoor kitchen, multiple patios, lighting, and fire features. Winner of 2021 NALP Award of Excellence.
These Edina homeowners wanted a place to greet neighbors in the front yard, places to entertain in the back, and a spa they could use year-round.
After moving into a newly constructed lake house, this repeat customer called Southview Design to transform a hill of dirt into a beautiful backyard.
A private retreat built for two doctors and their family. This backyard is the perfect setting for R&R with an outdoor living room, deck, and pool.
Modern lines, fine pavers, detailed patio and a simple color palette with vibrant garden accents.
Natural Stone Fire pit, seat wall, and patio give this suburban backyard a northwoods, cabin-y feel with natural materials like stone and water.
Maple Plain, MN patio divided into an outdoor living room and dining room by an elegant Bluestone pathway.
Retaining walls transform a featureless slope into a multi-level backyard resort with a swimming pool, patio, wood-burning fireplace, and hot tub.
Expansive views and dramatic landscape design include an Infinity swimming pool, fire features, an outdoor kitchen, and a hot tub.
Perched on a bluff above the Minnesota River, this Eden Prairie landscape design has unbeatable views, two fireplaces, and patios for dining and sunbathing.
Starting with the blank slate of new construction, both the front and back yards have been tailored to the needs of this growing family.
Designers and crews had to carve out a portion of a hill to create a level space for a swimming pool and hot tub in this backyard.
Larger, more complex landscapes take time to design and acquire permits to build. Meet with a designer or landscape architect this fall! Be ready to build early in the spring. Don't waste your precious summer waiting for a permit.
Smaller, less complex projects (like a garden, patio or paver driveway) can be planned and built in just a few weeks, not months. So why wait for spring? You can be sitting by the fire or firing up the grill before you know it!