Between city and countryside
Private garden house Arcoleo / Carini, (PA) Italia - 2009 / designer Benedetto Terruso
It 'a large area near the town of Carini, a few kilometers from the metropolitan city of Palermo.
The design concept of the external arrangement, since the entire area is devoted to agriculture, given the trees still present such as citrus and olive trees, has targeted the recovery of an image of an "agricultural landscape" in a new and changed conditions.
The intervention then of landscaping, on the one hand keeps the agricultural aspect with the development of new blackberry citrus trees and olive trees on the other, it creates an ornamental garden in a small area of a large hedge Plumbaco capensis (jasmine blue), reserving it as pertaining to the house.
Then a space where the integration between "garden agriculture" and "ornamental garden" is a healthy balance with the use of tree and shrub species typical of the "Sicilian countryside" as: Olea europea, Ceratonia siliqua, Juglans regia, Cupressus sempevierns , in Citrus sinensis var., in Citrus nobilis var., Citrus limon, Phyllostachus auras, Juniperus communis, Laurus nobilis, myrtus, Lavandula spica.