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4 Elements for Your Outdoor Scenery

outdoor design elements

Air. Fire. Water. Earth.

These ancient elements have always held power, but they become all the more dynamic when combined with Cape Cod’s spectacular scenery. Builders, architects and landscape architects who inhabit the idyllic peninsula and its islands are harnessing their raw energy and aesthetic like never before. Here follows our ode to the elements, and to the trade professionals channeling them in bold and exciting ways....

Air

residential home outdoor design
Andrew A. Flake, Inc; Hutker Architects, Inc; Horiuchi Solien Landscape Architect; Wells and Fox; Photo by Brian Vanden Brink

rooftop terrace in Cape Cod
Duckham Architecture & Interiors; Steven J. Bishopric, Inc.; Photo by Richard Mandelkorn

outdoor bedroom design
Cape Associates, Inc.; Jill Neubauer Architects, Inc.; Photo by Dan Cutrona

open sunroom design
Cape Associates, Inc.; Jill Neubauer Architects, Inc.; Photo by Dan Cutrona

Martha's Vineyard architecture
Patrick Ahearn Architect; Colonial Reproductions, Inc.; Photo by Greg Premru

waterfront home views
C.H. Newton Builders, Inc.; Leroy Street Studio; Photo by Christian Phillips & Adlife

home patio design
Kistler & Knapp Builders, Inc.; Foster Associates; Photo by Warren Jagger

Fire

Custom firepits
Cataldo Custom Builders, Inc.; Bilowz Associates, Inc.; Photo by Greg Bilowz

waterfront patio
Sea-Dar Construction; Hutker Architects, Inc.; Vivian Hedges Interiors; Herrick & White Architectural Woodworkers; Horiuchi Solien Landscape Architect; Photo by Brian Vanden Brink

landscape architecture professionals
Schumacher Companies; Photo by Mitch Harper

custom unique firepits
Polhemus Savery DaSilva Architects Builders; Photographer: Brian Vanden Brink

home patio and fireplace designs
Patrick Ahearn Architect; E.J. Jaxtimer; Photo by Dan Cutrona

Water

waterfront homes on the Cape and Islands
Patrick Ahearn Architect; Colonial Reproductions, Inc.; Photo by Greg Premru

pool and waterfront home landscape architecture
Schumacher Companies; Photo by Mitch Harper

oceanfront home patio and pool
Cataldo Custom Builders, Inc.; Photo by Dan Cutrona

landscape architecture professionals
Andrew A. Flake, Inc.; Olsen Sundberg Kundig Allen Associates; Stephen Stimson Associates; Photo by Peter Vanderwarker, Bob Gothard

high-end home living on the Cape and Islands
Sea-Dar Construction; Hutker Architects, Inc.; Vivian Hedges Interiors; Herrick & White; Photo by Brain Vanden Brink

Earth

residential landscape architect
Kimberly Mercurio Landscape Architecture; Photo by Kimberly Mercurio

landscape architecture design
Dan Gordon Landscape Architects; Photo by Charles Mayer

luxury homes landscape architecture
LDa Architecture & Interiors; Curtin Construction Company; Gregory Lombardi Design; Photo by Neil Landino

waterfront home landscaping
Andrew A. Flake, Inc.; Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen Associates; Stephen Stimson Associates; Photo by Peter Vanderwarker

luxury home landscape
Andrew A. Flake, Inc.; Robert Young Architects; Horiuchi Solien Landscape Architects; Photo by Todd Burdette

home landscape waterfall
LDa Architecture & Interiors; Curtin Construction Company; Gregory Lombardi Design; Photo by Rosemary Fletcher

View Elemental Style featured in Boston Design Guide's Cape & Islands, 2nd edition (pages 33-41).

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