Award-Winning Garden Design in Buckinghamshire by Andy Sturgeon Design
We have had the pleasure of working on several projects in Buckinghamshire, including a Modern Parterre and the Black Huf Haus.
The Modern Parterre is an example of a strong yet simple design that perfectly suits the setting, with a parterre garden offering a a neo-classical garden with successional planting designed to maintain its appearance for extended periods. Closer to the house, new York stone nudges the garden towards a more contemporary feel that complements the more modern aspects of the interior. The new design embraces the existing swimming pool so that it is now an integral part of the garden. We also sourced and commissioned sculpture so that it was part of the design from the start of the process, rather than an afterthought.
Our first involvement with Huf Haus was the Black Huf Haus, a complex renovation project based in Buckinghamshire. One of our private clients demolished their old house in order to rebuild a new home in its place. This was a unique project as it required a much more sensitive approach to ensure plants that had been nurtured for many years were protected.
One of the great features of the Black Huf Haus is the vast windows that bring the landscape into the house. To emphasise this, we brought planting within touching distance of the glass, providing a truly immersive design and experience for our client. Our clients were also lovers of sculpture which features throughout the garden.
We had the pleasure of continuing to work with Huf Haus a few years later with our involvement in the White Huf Haus project. This house is situated on the edge of a village and is surrounded by pine and beech woodland. We adopted an approach to minimise the intervention of the house into the rural setting. Much of the hard landscaping is restricted to areas immediately adjacent to the house and takes its cue from the uncompromising geometry of the architecture. Slender fingers of landscaping including a formal pool and a boardwalk lead out into the lawns and trees enhancing vistas and encouraging a link with the natural landscape beyond.
Our garden design process
We take great care over the selection and choice of materials for every garden and landscape we create. Where possible we use sustainably-sourced materials from our trusted suppliers. Remaining eco-friendly is incredibly important to us and we will look to incorporate recycled materials in each garden we create.
In the world of garden design, Andy’s experience is second to none. He has worked on numerous iconic projects in the UK, including:
- Battersea Power Station
- Great Ormond Street Hospital
- Lillie Square
- Earl’s Court
- The National Trust’s Beningbrough Hall
Andy has also worked on many projects abroad, in countries such as Hong Kong, Russia, Turkey, Italy, Bermuda, Singapore and many more. To learn more about Andy’s commissions, you can explore his portfolio.
Sustainability is at the core of Andy Sturgeon Design. From using recycled metals and woods to design ornate, sculptural pieces, to incorporating rainwater and greywater harvesting into water features, we have the capabilities to create one-of-a-kind gardens of any size.