Easing the discontinuity between public and private, this modest A-frame in Portland features a tall charred wood fence that complements the structure's James Hardie lap board siding.
At this new build in New Zealand, a grassy berm, fashioned from earth excavated for the foundation, takes the place of a traditional fence.
A perforated aluminum fence was selected for this angular Australian home to deter local graffiti artists.
The back patio at this park-adjacent Seattle home is enclosed by a low-slung concrete wall. “We went with a low and robust barrier instead of a tall wood fence to preserve views to the park,” says architect Thomas Schaer.
A vertical wood slat fence unites a pitched-roof home in the Netherlands with its shed, which contains a guest room and storage.