modern outdoor fire-pits – links

June 12, 2014

Built-in blue glass (source: Jeffrey Gordon Smith Landscape Architecture)

Some of my happiest memories in L.A. (and Palm Springs!) have been made around backyard outdoor fire-pits. Laughing with friends, cuddling up after dark, welcoming passing neighbors to join us. I love them and dream of adding one to my backyard. While it probably won’t happen this year, it doesn’t hurt to plan ahead!

Free-standing or built in they can really add to the architecture of your home. Of course, I’m attracted to modern designs and, it turns out, there are a lot to choose from.

Modern bowl (source: Huettl Landscape Architecture)

Fire stones (Shades of Green Landscape Architecture)

Roof deck fire pit with glass wind-break (source: John Maniscalco Architecture)

Built-in pit with wooden table cover for daytime use (source: Shades of Green Landscape Architecture)

Inset into the patio (source: Vega Architecture)

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    1. So cool. I’ve been wanting one of these too!

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