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The Top Outdoor Living Trends for 2012

Lifescape - Denver outdoor kitchen and dining areaAmericans are still very in love with their back yards, shows a recent survey conducted by the American Society of Landscape Architects. According to the 2012 Residential Landscape Architecture Trends survey, Americans are showing a preference for an undemanding outdoor space that is great for lots of entertaining.

The survey was rated by landscape architects across the country who specialize in residential design. The residential outdoor design elements that rated the highest percentages were  gardens and landscape spaces with 94.9 percent rating , low-maintenance landscapes (96.6 percent), fireplaces/fire pits (95.8 percent), and outdoor livings spaces at 91.5 percent.

“The economic recovery continues to struggle, but residential design has remained stronger than other categories throughout the recession,” said ASLA Executive Vice President and CEO Nancy Somerville, Hon. ASLA

Americans are also still loving pools(79.2 percent), spas (80.4 percent) and ther decorative water elements (89.9 percent), like waterfalls or bubblers.

For more information on this recent survey, visit www.asla.org. Are you ready to improve and enhance your Denver home’s outdoor environment? Contact a landscape designer at Lifescape for more information. 303-831-8310


Indoor Comfort with an Outdoor View

People love the comfort of their homes, but they also want to be outside to enjoy the great Colorado natural environment. That’s where the beauty of outdoor living comes in. You can have your cake and eat it too!  With an outdoor living space, you get to enjoy all the comforts of the indoors with your lovely view of the great outdoors.

We all want to have a special place where we can sit, relax, entertain, and just enjoy our home from the inside to the out. Your outdoor living space can have all the indoor comforts with beautiful furniture, comfy cushions, a fireplace, a flat screen TV and more.

When enjoying an evening out by the  pool it’s important to have a comfortable setting to relax, chat with friends, and watch the kids play. Outdoor living spaces are perfect for family entertainment and there’s no need to hop on a plane or ride long hours in the car.

Are you ready to bring indoor comfort to your Denver home’s outdoor environment? Contact a designer at Lifescape for more information. 303-831-8310

Tis’ the Perfect Season for enjoying Outdoor Hot Tubs

An outdoor hot tub will always be a special place to be in the landscape.  Like personalities, there are no two alike.  For example, take a look at the following hot tub options.  From pre-fabricated hot tubs to in-ground custom hot tubs, the possibilities are vast.

Custom In Ground Hot Tub



Sunken, Pre-fabricated Hot Tub


Half Sunken, Prefabricated Hot Tub

Above ground, prefabricated hot tub

Another realm of hot tubs are Swim spas

You don’t have to stop enjoying your landscaping when the cold comes, instead, enjoy a relaxing evening in the hot tub. If you live in the Denver or Boulder area, give Lifescape Associates a call at 303-831-8310. We can design and install the perfect outdoor living space for you to enjoy no matter what the season.