Designing the Perfect Al Fresco Kitchen

There's something magical about dining outdoors, especially when it's accompanied by the aroma of sizzling food and the gentle rustle of leaves in the breeze. Al Fresco dining, an Italian term meaning "in the open air," has become increasingly…
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Design Process FAQ

Embarking on a journey to transform your outdoor space is an exciting endeavor, but it often comes with a multitude of questions. To provide clarity and guidance, we’ve compiled a concise FAQ addressing common inquiries about our design process.…

Why Pickleball Courts Are the Must-Have Addition to Your Outdoor Space

In the world of luxury outdoor living, innovation and recreation continually evolve, offering homeowners new ways to enhance their properties and lifestyles. One such trend that has taken the industry by storm is the integration of pickleball…

The Ultimate Luxury: Perimeter Overflow Pools

In the realm of luxurious swimming experiences, perimeter overflow pools stand out as the epitome of elegance and sophistication. These architectural marvels not only redefine the traditional pool concept but also offer a sensory journey that…
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Tips to Transform Your Side Yard

We're diving into the often-overlooked space – the side yard. This area is typically where you toss unwanted items or store outdoor belongings that aren't in use. Neglected but full of potential, your side yard is a canvas waiting for a makeover.…
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2023 Pinnacle Award Winner

We proudly announce our third consecutive Pinnacle Award. This prestigious accolade shows our commitment to innovative and cohesive outdoor design. This project is not just a testament to our skills but a perfect example of how outdoor spaces…
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Muse Design Awards 2023: AquaTerra Outdoors Strikes Silver

In the ever-evolving world of design, recognition is not just an honor; it's a testament to creativity, innovation, and unwavering dedication. At AquaTerra Outdoors, we are thrilled to announce our success with the Muse Design Awards 2023. Three…
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We’re Ready For The Million Dollar Pool Design Challenge

As the AquaTerra design waits for the results of the 2023 Million Dollar Pool Design Challenge, we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to highlight their 3rd place win from 2022! Before we share our 2022 design, let’s discuss the Million Dollar…
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How to Incorporate Personal Touches Into Your Outdoor Space

An outdoor space is no longer just a backyard. Rather, it is a special getaway where you have plants, a seating area, a pool, or other assets that enrich your body and mind. If you look at your landscape and are not sure where to start, take…
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Our Favorite Summer Outdoor Living Spaces

As the temperature starts to rise and the sun begins to shine a little brighter, our team at AquaTerra Outdoors is excited to showcase some of our favorite summer outdoor living spaces. From pools to patios, our designers have created stunning…

Eco-Friendly Water Feature in North Texas

Eco-friendly design trends in the south Sustainable design trends are working their way down South. At AquaTerra, we are all about responsible design, so we can’t help but get excited when we have a client who wants to implement a sustainable…
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Turf Talk – Keeping Your Grass and Trees Healthy

We are often asked how to keep insects away, kill weeds and keep your grass overall disease free. We always recommend removing the thatch by lowering mow heights. Aerate twice a year; this practice will remove thatch from soil, reduce compaction…
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Benefits of Selecting a Design + Build Firm

Why should you select a Design + Build firm? With nearly 20 years of experience in Design + Build, AquaTerra passionately believes that a team that covers all the bases is the best and most effective choice for any project. Here are our top…

This DFW Outdoor Design Duo is Raising the Bar and Making Headlines

Oftentimes, many designers struggle to work together, but for Randy Angell of Randy Angell Designs and Tal Thevenot, CEO and designer here at AquaTerra, it couldn’t be a better working relationship. The Dallas-based outdoor design executives…

Creative Solutions & Backyard Fun in Richardson

Karen & Dan Doore had a great challenge for AquaTerra: They wanted to create a fun and functional backyard space for their children and grandchildren to use, despite some significant structural and configuration limitations. Structure…
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Keeping Sustainability in Design

Everything comes in and out of trend; landscape design is no exception to this! Sustainability and low-maintenance design have been the trendiest pursuits for most businesses as of 2015. Sustainability is currently a hot topic in our industry…
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Tal Thevenot and AJ Kumaran Q&A

Preston Hollow Paradise We recently wrapped up and photographed a new construction, master-planned design + build project in the Preston Hollow neighborhood of Dallas, Texas. The initial concept was inspired by the home’s architecture and…
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5 Reasons to Love a Small Backyard

Large estates and gardens can be stunning, and we all appreciate beautiful landscape design done on a large scale. However, when it comes to value, care and maintenance, and our community, large gardens and oversized lawns can have their drawbacks.…
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Why You Shouldn’t Manage My Own Construction Process

Outdoor improvements add so much enjoyment to your property, but we know they are a big undertaking and investment! AquaTerra has dedicated our services to mitigating the homeowner workload during the construction process. Using our time and…
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How to Select Outdoor Appliances

Information travels faster than ever, and at AquaTerra Outdoors, we believe this is one of the driving factors behind the growing trend of outdoor living environments, especially outdoor kitchens. We have access to more inspirational photos…
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