Landscaping · October 10, 2021 0


Before & After – An Extensive Yard Renovation For This House In Turkey

A modern yard renovation that includes a swimming pool, outdoor kitchen, a sunbathing terrace, and a covered dining area.


As part of an overall house renovation in Istanbul, Turkey, TEAM Project transformed the yard to create an ‘oasis in the desert’.

The extensive yard upgrade starts at the front of the house, where a small garden was replaced with a path, and a larger tree.


A yard renovation that includes a new garden path, large tree, and exterior lighting.

The side of the house, which now has modern black window frames, has had its path replaced with pavers and white pebbles, and a swimming pool has been added.

A house and yard renovation includes a new side path and swimming pool.
A house and yard renovation includes a new side path and swimming pool.

The house has also been extended to provide additional living space that opens up to the yard, while hidden lighting showcases the lines of the architecture at night.

A modern house and yard renovation.

A raised deck by the new swimming pool acts as a sunbathing terrace.


A modern house and yard renovation that includes a sunbathing deck and swimming pool.

A tiled wall acts as a water wall alongside the pool and provides privacy for the landscaped yard.

A modern swimming pool with hidden lighting.


A modern house and swimming pool with extensive hidden lighting.

The backyard landscape also includes a variety of raised sections that help to define the new areas like the barbecue / outdoor kitchen, lounge area, and dining area.

A house and yard renovation includes a new swimming pool, sunbathing terrace, and outdoor kitchen with a dining area.

The dining area is covered with a modern pergola, providing shade on a hot sunny day.


A yard renovation with a swimming pool, sunbathing deck, outdoor lounge, and covered dining area.

There’s also a patio with high back chairs and a sofa for relaxing or entertaining.

A modern yard renovation with a swimming pool, deck, and outdoor lounge.

Looking down from the upper level of the home, you can see the overall layout, and how the interior of the home opens up to interact with the outdoor spaces.


A modern yard renovation that includes a swimming pool, outdoor kitchen, a sunbathing terrace, and a covered dining area.

Watch the video below to see a glimpse of the interior of the home.

Photography: Gurkan Akay | Project Office: TEAM Project Architecture | Design Team: Aykut METE, Numan Zülfikar, ?brahim Alican | Implementation Team: Tamer Ekinci | Contractor: TEAM Project Architecture