Fireplace Posibility (2)

In keeping with the previous post, here is another attempt at a fireplace for this backyard.

outdoor fireplace, firepit, stone fireplace

[Another look at a possible solution for this woodsy backyard. ]

I’m not done cranking out sketches for this fireplace. I have a meeting with the client in a day or so. We’ll see how close I’m getting to their dream of a “fireplace-centric” back yard.

By Rick Anderson

The Whispering Crane Institute was originally formed to act as the umbrella organization for the Philosophy of Design Symposium, and other seminars and workshops given by Rick Anderson and Richard L. Dube’. In the year 2000 WCI became a sole proprietorship owned by Rick Anderson. Today the WCI provides design and consultation services for Landscape Contractors, acts as a Green Industry think tank, and provides training for others in the form of workshops, seminars, and individual consulting. The WCI also provides written material, opinions, case-studies and how-to articles for industry trade magazines.

1 comment

  1. NOT certain I like the angle on the right side of fireplace, Like the left side ;more gooder’. DO like, however the wood storage in #3.
    Definitely agree with large stone slabs on patio level. However, I am shooting in the dark, as I Do NOT have a clue as to the style of dwelling with which you are dealing.
    Guess I just have to trust that you know – somewhat – what you are doing. Just kidding
    Have a good day, Rickie
    Well I like the weird angle 🙂 . . . . so there. It fits the style of the house and beyond that, it really “fits the lot”, I had a real strong feeling about this from the moment I walked the property and took in how the house sunk down into the landscape-woods all around with a short walk 60yds or so to a 20-30 acre lake. It’s a great site and will easily handle all the large stone.

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