Whether you're looking for a pergola, patio cover, pavilion or palapa, you'll find the perfect structure for your outdoor living space in this new offering from garden design master, contractor, and construction defect expert witness, Scott Cohen. No outdoor room is complete without a bit of shelter for shade, privacy, and aesthetic appeal. Scott Cohen's newest book features 150 pages of gorgeous color photography and expert guidance to help you design a beautiful, functional structure for your backyard oasis. With specific tips and instructions, Cohen shows you how to do it right the first time by avoiding pitfalls and adding details to maximize your outdoor living enjoyment. You'll learn to create a patio structure that extends the hours and seasons you can use your backyard while enhancing the beauty and value of your property. Cohen's book features ideas to suit yards of every size and style including rustic, tropical, old world, English garden, mission, and modern. From simple screens and trellises to expansive pavilions complete with chandeliers and sound systems, Cohen shows how to create the right space for the outdoor lifestyle you've been dreaming of. Homeowners, landscape designers and builders will all find inspirational ideas and valuable advice in this must-have volume.
Scott Cohen is an acclaimed garden designer and swimming pool, landscape, and general contractor whose award-winning work has been showcased frequently on national TV and in numerous books and magazines, including Landscape Architect, Fine Living, Pool and Spa News, USA Today and The Los Angeles Times. Cohen and his company, The Green Scene, regularly demonstrate their innovative pool and spa techniques on HGTV's Get Out, Way Out!, Big Splash, and other outdoor design programs. Cohen's other books like the award-winning Outdoor Kitchen Design Workbook, Poolscapes and Petscaping, offer more design secrets for resort-style backyards. Cohen also serves as a construction defect expert witness.