Steel, glass marbles, Lexan tubes, and LED lighting assembled in a sculpture that embodies the magic and rhythm of a birch grove. This is a concept piece with a single sculpture placed in a grove of 3 birch trees. The artist seeks to develop a larger installation with 3 to 5 sculptural birches within a grove of 10 to 15 birch trees in hospitality or institutional settings. The piece provides both day and night interest. This project took on two challenges: First: to design a…
Architectural designer and sculptor, Jackie Braitman, has created a sculptural dining pavilion at her own home to showcase the possibilities of marrying sculpture with landscape design in a modest residential setting. [Photography by Roger Foley.] This installation creates an outdoor room that is at once dramatic and intimate – providing privacy from a very close neighbor without use of privacy fences or hedges. The powder-coated steel fins of the pergola – transparent from some angles — provide privacy from key sitting areas, inside and out.…
Garden entries are special places and sometimes call for a bit of mystery. This gate invites visitors into a recently completed dining pavilion.
A new, fun way to direct visitors either to my home or to the studio.
This dining pavilion makes great use of a side yard. The artful design provides a sense of enclosure as well as actual privacy from close neighbors and from the street. The water feature attracts a parade of wildlife to the yard.
A reconfigured driveway with parking pad, turn-around, stairs, lighting and handrails improves the safety and appearance of a 1940’s home on a busy street.
A custom cedar pergola with ceiling fans keeps mosquitoes at bay. Along with a tapestry of new plantings and a cedar screen, the yard feels at once more secluded and larger.
Before and After Pictures of a Project Using Landscaping to Create Curb Appeal, Comfort and Safety for pre-war 1930’s brick ranch.