"Once impractical and unappealing, this compact outdoor space is now a gorgeous private oasis."

"Now, the once charmless yard, at the back of a semi-detached Federation terrace on Sydney’s lower North Shore, is a lush haven that can be enjoyed by the couple and their toddler, Daisy, year-round."

"Veronica, an occupational therapist with a passion for interior design, and Aidan, a carpenter and builder, enlisted Outdoor Establishments to bring their vision to life. "The courtyard is a triangle shape, so it was important to plan the best way to use it,” says Aidan. “Most of all, we wanted to improve the indoor-outdoor feel. The new courtyard has added 20 square metres to the house.”