Portland Modern Landscape Design & Construction

The repetition of strong geometric forms. Layered mass plantings. Clean lines created by hardscape. Bold textures and colors used with purpose. These are the fundamental building blocks we use to create modern gardens.

The proportions and elements are flexible, allowing for variety.

Add an accent from Asian gardens or impose the demands of sustainable gardening to create a contemporary landscape design that fits your family perfectly.

Whatever form your landscape is going to take, Ross NW Watergardens can help you get it there. Our landscape designer, Ben Bowen, counts modernism and functionalism among his influences.

Your home may not be modern, but if your landscape is going to be you need to choose the right people to work with.

Why choose Ross NW Watergardens for your modern landscape project?

  • We love modern (at least) as much as you do. If you have been looking for long, you probably realize that many of Portland's designers will say they can do a modern landscape for you. We are more than willing, we are excited for the opportunity to take our local materials and use them in a modern way.
  • Our portfolioNeed proof? We not only have completed modern gardens, but also specialize in styles that are often related and incorporated. Japanese gardens, for example, are often used as inspiration for focal points in contemporary landscapes.
  • Ability. Our crews are as experienced as any in Portland. They understand how to use corten steel, modular pavers, wood, decomposed granite, and all the other materials you are likely to utilize in a modern yard.
  • Resources. Over the years we have found vendors and subcontractors who can provide poured in place concrete walls, modern light fixtures, and steel planters. Getting just the right feel for your completed project is easier when you work with the right people and products!