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This contemporary courtyard in central Henley-on-Thames has a zone for dining with a build in timber bench and dining table and a zone for lounging. The subtle change of direction in the tiles marks out the different zones.

The raised border is planted with a mix of small shrubs, ferns, grasses and white flowering perennials. And the lounge area is edged with a striking cypresses. The courtyard is beautifully lit, creating interesting shadows of the planting and making the space functional for both day and evening.

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Design by Ingrid Leene Garden Design


Construction by CJ Armstrong Landscaping 

Flint Outdoor Porcelain tiles by Mandarin Stone

Photography by Ingrid Leene and client

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