Modern Landscape Design Firm Blog

A Culmination of Adaptation, Cultivation and Creativity

One of our favorite parts of this business is the connections we make with Clients, and getting to stop back by years later to see how their dreams – and our work – have flourished! Last month, we had an opportunity to visit one of our previously completed sites in Brentwood to see how it… Read more »

Modern Landscaping Design Blog

Celebrating Our Earth Day Birthday

Well, it’s official – Ecocentrix Landscape Architecture is behind the (metaphorical) wheel. This week we turn Sweet Sixteen! Blow out the reusable candles folks, because we’re celebrating another Earth Day Birthday. While it’s certainly odd to imagine this business being old enough to operate a vehicle, grow facial hair, and attend prom, it feels simultaneously… Read more »

Sunset Over Desert Oasis

“Of all the paths you take in life, make sure some of them are dirt.” – John “Father of National Parks” Muir. In case you haven’t seen our social media (which you should really check out, BTW), we had an incredible opportunity to lead the Exterior Design Team for Design Collaborative’s 2022 Show House. This… Read more »

Bringing Aloha Spirit to the Desert

When picturing Aloha Living, one might envision oceanic views and sun-soaked sands. It would be hard-pressed to find the first image in your mind to be that of the Coachella Valley. And yet, we’re at it again to cultivate reality from vision. Enter, the Desert Oasis Show House. This 4,350 square foot home, designed in… Read more »

A Year in Review

While we may not be able to fit our year into a 10-second Instagram video, we didn’t want to pass up an opportunity to thank everyone for your continued support for another year around the sun. Over the last 15 years at Ecocentrix, we have seen many changes. We had grown to a brick-and-mortar store,… Read more »

Tranquility at the Equestrian Hills Escape

a modern ranch homestead Built into undulating terrain, a perfect harmony of styles is found on this modern ranch home in the private equestrian community of Hidden Hills. This property feels a little bit country, sitting on slightly over an acre of land, with the crunch of gravel underfoot and loose tree groves organized by… Read more »

Hillside Power Project: Taming Ancient Sand Dunes

Talk about a complex hillside estate… …How does one tame an ancient sand dune?! Located within a short walk to the Pacific Ocean, this uncharacteristically large lot is one giant dune. The multi-faceted construction of the Power Street Project began with intense site work stemming from the retained terraces that navigate over 30-feet of elevation… Read more »

The Synergy of Rich Landscape and Airy Essence

This modern Tuscan architecture home of Beverly Hills pairs eloquently with the sprawling, villa-like panorama. Our Lloydcrest project was all about creating synergy between multiple inspirations and elements. Modern Mediterranean Focusing on revealing off-site views and providing screening where needed, while still complimenting the Mediterranean palette, we enriched the vegetation with olive trees, succulents and… Read more »

A True Staycation Experience: Tramonto Drive

Ensconced upon the crest of Pacific Palisades hillside sits this three-floor home, perched above the never-before-developed downslope. A culmination of the limited construction access and the challenge of design, this property is anything other than optimum for those who are faint of heart. Elevating Image Below Street Level With two floors below street level, we… Read more »