Northwoods Inspired Backyard Design

When the Builders Association of the Twin Cities and KARE 11 partnered to renovate the KARE 11 Backyard, Southview Design answered the call.

Minnesota Family Lakehouse Landscape

A lake home landscape designed around a swimming pool for the extended family to enjoy.

Walk-out to Where?

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.

Just What the Doctor Ordered

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.

Steep Stepping in the Northwoods

Steps galore! This steep slope was transformed into a space that this family can now safely enjoy. This design includes steps, terraces, patios, fire features, and more.

A Landscaper's Dream

Starting with the blank slate of new construction, both the front and back yards have been tailored to the needs of this growing family.

Northwoods Magic

Natural Stone Fire pit, seat wall, and patio give this suburban backyard a northwoods, cabin-y feel with natural materials like stone and water.

Luxurious Lakefront Lodge

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.

Hillside Forest Retreat

Award-winning lake home landscape combines natural materials with Midcentury modern design, making the most of the surrounding trees.

Backyard National Forest

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.

Vermillion Vista

Captivating swimming pool landscape in Hastings MN designed with every amenity for maximum comfort and fun.

Northwoods Boulder Wall in St. Paul

Modern cabin-in-the-city home gets a boulder retaining wall to match.

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