Like many beautiful valleys in northern California, Bennett Valley is covered by an untouched expanse of old heritage oaks and native flora and fauna; in 2017, the Nuns fire burned through it, making it the 9th worst fire ever recorded. This project was in construction when the unfortunate even happened and is an example of native landscape resistance to fire and its destruction.
The homeowners purchased this large piece of land for its beauty, views, and immense appreciation for its natural state. The undeveloped land was to become a home: the landscape design team was to design the driveway and a pedestrian access to the house; create
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