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Landscape Design

Landscape Design


Whistler's Cultural Connector

December 19, 2018

Whistler's Cultural Connector

In 2014, as the Resort Municipality of Whistler was planning for the future, they began by looking back at the past. They wanted to highlight another side of their resort town, one that invited people to slow down and appreciate the natural beauty and unexpected history of the breathtaking location...

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'Tis the Season

December 12, 2018

'Tis the Season

Immerse yourself in the holiday spirit! TerraCast® offers a wide selection of outdoor products that will last through extreme weathers and many winters to come! Create a statement piece for your projects by personalizing the planter with a custom graphic.

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Why Choose Glass Deck Railing?

November 26, 2018

Why Choose Glass Deck Railing?

Since modern glass making was revolutionized in the 1950s, glass has been increasingly used for interior and exterior building applications due to its visibility and versatility. Glass railings are excellent examples of this, adding visibility and versatility to decks, balconies, stairways, pool enclosures, and more. Safety is a main purpose of railings and glass railings are an unobtrusive way to provide safety where you need it, whether inside or outside.

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Working Inside Out

November 14, 2018

Working Inside Out

Maglin Site Furniture’s new Pixel Collection is the perfect solution with its innovative and highly customizable line of modular site furnishings. Inspired by the concept of a pixel and how its square shape allows for near-limitless possibilities in placement and design, the Pixel Collection comprises an interchangeable series of blocks and tops that can be used to create everything from large-scale platform seating to lounge chairs, garden planters, tables, and more. Wired and wireless charging stations can be integrated into the design to support mobile devices. Whether used as an alternate work area or a place for a quick break, Pixel can offer the feeling of privacy through a strategically-placed planter, opposite oriented seating, or incorporating a standing tower into the configuration.

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An alternative to union metal light poles: resin-based lampposts

November 2, 2018

An alternative to union metal light poles: resin-based lampposts

Today we want to discuss alternatives to Union Metal bases and Union Metal light poles. While metal is a strong material that can withstand a lot, it will without doubt corrode and break down over time. The goal when installing a lamppost is for it to last as long as possible so you get your money out of it. We took the same underlying ideologies behind our long-lasting planters to create a lamppost with the same durable properties.

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Resin planters and lampposts: easy to maintain and graffiti resistant

October 1, 2018

Resin planters and lampposts: easy to maintain and graffiti resistant

Graffiti and other materials often ruin stone and metal products. Unlike metal and stone, resin is immune to being ruined from spray-paint, gum, stickers, and even sharpie marker. Resin is formulated from a Linear Low Density Polyethylene, a non-porous, non-hydroscopic plastic. This keeps moisture and other materials from staining or discoloring it in any way.

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Gateway Arch Expansion

September 22, 2018

Gateway Arch Expansion

Soaring 630 feet above the mighty Mississippi River and its St Louis, Missouri, home, the gleaming stainless steel Gateway Arch is the centerpiece of the Gateway Arch National Park and a popular attraction that draws more than three million visitors each year.

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Landscape lighting solutions: 7 signs your business should upgrade lighting systems

September 13, 2018

Landscape lighting solutions: 7 signs your business should upgrade lighting systems

If your business has expensive energy bills, a dark and eerie parking lot, or your current lampposts and lighting fixtures are corroding, it might be time to make the investment in a new commercial lighting system.

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‘Megadeck’ transforms outdated home into vacation retreat

August 29, 2018

‘Megadeck’ transforms outdated home into vacation retreat

New Jersey builder, Bob Kiefer, never planned to construct one of the biggest, most elaborate decks of his life in the wilds of Vermont. But when he saw the view overlooking a pine-tree studded lake with rolling mountains as a backdrop, everything fell into place.

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How do lightweight planters change the game?

August 17, 2018

How do lightweight planters change the game?

Being lightweight means a lot more than cheaper shipping. It's a total game changer - no more heavy equipment, easier handling and installation, no damage, ease of relocation, and less headaches.

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7 Fun ideas using glass to jazz up your outdoor patio or deck this summer

July 27, 2018

7 Fun ideas using glass to jazz up your outdoor patio or deck this summer

Learn 7 fun ideas using glass to jazz up your outdoor deck, patio or garden this summer.

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Commercial landscape lighting

July 20, 2018

Commercial landscape lighting

With landscape lighting, not only can you illuminate pathways and add an element of safety and security, you can artistically call attention to things that may be over looked at night, adding a new dimension to your space. TerraCast®'s line of landscape lighting options are ideal for both commercial and residential application because of the beauty, durability and longevity of resin.

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Modern Heirlooms - Historic Urban Mixed-Use Developments

June 25, 2018

Modern Heirlooms - Historic Urban Mixed-Use Developments

What is old is cool again! Mixed-use development had fallen out of favor during the twentieth century with the rise of the automobile facilitating widespread suburbanization in North America. Now the pendulum of style is swinging back.

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Connect with Ancora

June 4, 2018

Connect with Ancora

Bring people together where ideas, insight and inspiration can be shared with the new Ancora table by Maglin. This bar height table is available in 6 FT and 8 FT lengths and pairs well with Bar Height Foro and Kontur Stools. Available in steel and recycled plastic, this modern table leaves a lasting impression.

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These custom outdoor planters are the most durable on the market–find out why!

May 14, 2018

These custom outdoor planters are the most durable on the market–find out why!

There are two fundamental reasons TerraCast Products is known for making one of the most durable custom outdoor planters on the market: 1) Materials, and 2) Process.

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Educational design: Connecting people and place

March 28, 2018

Educational design: Connecting people and place

Cal Poly Dexter Patio Design - Educational design is evolving and a trend to more flexible learning spaces is evident. The learning environment is moving beyond the classroom walls and emphasis has been put on the quality of and access to outdoor spaces, to create balance between the indoors and out.

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Your Guide to Salt Resistant Outdoor Lighting Fixtures

March 7, 2018

Your Guide to Salt Resistant Outdoor Lighting Fixtures

Salt resistant outdoor lighting fixtures are life changing, especially in coastal environments with high salinity levels. Moisture and salinity are incredibly harsh on lighting fixtures and other outdoor furnishings, especially those made of porous materials. Moisture creates enough issues for lighting fixtures, but add salt to the mix and corrosion sets in even faster. Without salt resistant outdoor lighting fixtures, you’ll be replacing lighting poles and other fixtures in no time.

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7 Types of landscape lighting your property could benefit from

February 16, 2018

7 Types of landscape lighting your property could benefit from

Complete landscape lighting should include a variety of fixtures with unique intended purposes, including path lighting, up lighting, shadow lighting, and so forth. We offer every type of landscape lighting you could think of—plus, our fixtures are durable, long lasting, and made right here in the USA!

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Using security bollards and barriers to protect property and pedestrians

February 2, 2018

Using security bollards and barriers to protect property and pedestrians

Traditionally, bollards were reserved for military or other high-security facilities. More and more, however, popular tourist destinations, parks, bike lanes, educational and business campuses, hospitals and more are using bollards for added protection.

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Railing color: a hidden choice

January 24, 2018

Railing color: a hidden choice

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