Winner of the Best of Houzz Awards

Every year The Houzz Community highlight the nation’s top home design and landscape. In 2020, Think Outside Gardens was awarded best design by the people’s choice award.

Houzz is the leading platform for home renovation and design – a place to browse and save beautiful home photos as well as find and connect with the right design and construction professionals. The annual Design Award honours professionals whose work was the most popular among the Houzz community.

“This year’s Best Of Houzz awards go to an incredibly talented and service-oriented group of home renovation and design professionals, and we’re proud to highlight the winners on the Houzz website and app.” said Tony Been, ANZ Managing Director at Houzz.


In 2019 we have worked really hard to deliver exceptional projects across Sydney and we are delighted that the Houzz community has recognised Think Outside Garden commitment to excellence and awarded us with the Best of Houzz Award for our Balmain patio design,


Mick Drower, Managing Director of Think Outside Gardens said:

“We’re delighted and honoured to be featured in the Best of Houzz Award. Our team of landscape designers and architects are only happy when we reached perfection in a new project and the client feels excited and amazed by the work done. It’s a fantastic achievement for the team and a great recognition for the impeccable work they’re doing every day”


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The Balmain project which won the Best of Houzz Award

Our elegant courtyard build in Balmain  won the award. Although it was a challenging project because of the relatively small area to work with, the community recognise the challenges and the carefully designed combination of materials that allows the new and old structures to sit comfortably together and brings the whole garden up to date.

The cedar bench top provides warmth to the outdoor space which is dominated by the restrained colours of the walls and flooring.

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The unique patio space in Balmain

While the consistent mid green colour of the planting provides structure to this garden the combination of varying leaf shapes and textures provides depth and interest.

An offset layout to the bench seating allows for depth in the garden whilst the introduction of screen planting creates privacy. The result is a calming and relaxed garden in an urban setting.

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We were lucky last year to work with some amazing clients and we’re continuously inspired to create spaces that bring people together.

See the Balmain project

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