Peter Culley Talks Decks and Small Gardens for Living etc Living etc
March 25th, 2023
Thanks, Living etc for featuring us in their recent article about tricks for maximising backyard experiences and for featuring our project in Venice Beach, CA.
Here is an excerpt from the article:
‘Decking can be great in this kind of courtyard condition, somehow a literal and symbolic bridge between the interior and exterior,’ explains Peter Culley, creative director of Spatial Affairs Bureau, who designed this space. ‘It deals with the necessary level changes between inside and real ground level and along the way sometimes becomes seating and tables as well as steps.
A deck is both an architectural material - resilient, geometric, and very defined - but one that’s so clearly ‘of the garden’ too, in a fairly obvious way, made as it is here from wood.
‘Overall, a deck has quite a bit of bang for the buck, being simple to plan and construct, a relatively low maintenance element that brings a kind of quiet power to any garden’ setting