Category: Insight

Insight, Landscape Design, Swimming Pool Design

A Frank Lloyd Wright Inspired Pool

September 29, 2011, Author: bianchi

Three main goals drove the design and construction of this one-of-a-kind pool. First, the homeowners wanted a backyard that embodied their lifestyle. Second, they wanted the design to exemplify the unique character of the home, which is part of a Taliesen designed community, where each house has the Frank Lloyd Wright esthetic. Third, they wanted […]

Insight, Landscape Design, water-feature

Water Fountain & Fire Pit Add Distinction

August 14, 2011, Author: bianchi

Published in Phoenix Home & Garden, September 2011 “Elegance and Comfort Meld in a Designer’s Own Residence” (excerpt) Rows of pavers intersected by grass lead to a wood trellis with grape-bearing vines and a tiled fire pit, with its displays of porcelain spheres. All designed by Kirk Bianchi, a Phoenix Home & Garden, Master of […]

Insight, Swimming Pool Design

Valley’s Coolest Pool Designer

August 14, 2011, Author: bianchi

Published in Phoenix Magazine, March 2008 For decades, residents have spent most of the valley’s hot summers wading in ordinary homemade ponds called swimming pools. “What a travesty,” pool designer, Kirk Bianchi says, “These could be sacred pools.” After studying architecture at Arizona State University in the late 80’s, and after reading about an ex-fisherman […]

Insight, Landscape Design, Swimming Pool Design, water-feature

How spaces are shaped affects how we feel about them, whether we know it or not

April 27, 2011, Author: bianchi

When you were growing up, did you ever climb up into the neighbor kid’s tree house? Wasn’t it neat to be way up there in your own hideout where no one could see you – but you could see everyone? Didn’t you feel powerful, and a bit mischievous, as though you could dream of just […]

Insight, Landscape Design, Outdoor Living, Swimming Pool Design

Arizona Pool and Architectural Landscape Designer Kirk Bianchi on Outdoor Living as an Artform

April 27, 2011, Author: bianchi

Master Architectural Landscape Designer, Kirk Bianchi discusses the Serenity in your Own Backyard. This Award Winning Pool Builder and Landscape Designer incorporates the surrounding environment into his eclectic vision.

Insight, Landscape Design, Outdoor Living, Swimming Pool Design, water-feature

Good Morning Arizona Feature Kirk Bianchi

April 27, 2011, Author: bianchi

Pool Builder and Landscape Architectural Designer Kirk Bianchi’s Master Creation is Profiled on Phoenix Channel 3′s Good Morning Arizona. This Contemporary Masterpiece includes a 2 Story Waterfall, Negative Edge Pool and Secluded Jacuzzi. Bianchi’s Artistic Vision was also Featured in Aquascape Magazine.

Insight, Landscape Design, Outdoor Living

Finishing Touches on Your Perfect Space

April 27, 2011, Author: bianchi

When it comes to shaping space, furniture placement is as important as any other element of a design. I have seen many a design that was done without the furniture on the plan, and that is exactly why it did not work once the chairs and tables were introduced. In many cases, the plan doesn’t […]

Insight, Landscape Design, Outdoor Living, Swimming Pool Design

What’s the Point?

April 27, 2011, Author: bianchi

For those of you who think all this artsy talk about space and shape is a bit superfluous or philosophical for your taste, I have a couple of questions: * What is the difference between a professional building painter and a muralist? They both paint walls. * What is the difference between a professional horticulturist […]