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Outdoor Living Spaces

Locally based AquaTerra Outdoors designs and builds the best in landscaping, pools, and unforgettable outdoor living spaces.

The Park Cities is well known for striking landscaping and elegant outdoor living. From family gatherings during fall football season to al fresco dining on summer evenings, outdoor spaces are in demand. And nobody does it better than AquaTerra Outdoors.

Since opening in 2007, AquaTerra has played a pivotal role in the design and construction of many of the area’s most memorable outdoor environments. The company’s signature creations have received plenty of buzz, recognized by Modern Luxury Interiors, Hearth & Home, and others.

Many homeowners want to push the boundaries of living spaces, going beyond the convention of four walls by connecting indoors and outdoors around lush yards, sparkling pools, and gentle shade trees.

AquaTerra president Tal Thevenot leads a team of experienced designers, project managers, construction superintendents, and support staff dedicated to creating the consummate collaborative environment.

“We are a single-source solution for the entire outdoor living environment, irrigation, drainage, landscaping, pools, hardscape, structures, lighting, and more,” Thevenot says.

Since its beginning, AquaTerra has focused on maximizing space, offering uncompromising outdoor environments to discriminating clients, with a dedication to qualitative standards and clear communication. “The goal is to develop what fits their needs and wishes, creating a purpose for living outdoors,” Thevenot adds. “In my view, life outdoors is a life fully lived.”

Every AquaTerra environment is the result of partnerships with passionate clients who require excellence in extending their homes into their outdoor play and living spaces.

“Our clients set a high bar for originality, style, and quality – which is a challenge we embrace,” Thevenot explains. “We strive to surpass expectations on each and every project.” He believes that success is a product of strong relationships—both with clients and through the company’s designs.

Ask Thevenot about the team’s work in the Park Cities, and he’ll beam. “Where do I begin? I’ve been working in the Park Cities for 21-plus years,” he says. “AquaTerra has been working there for 15 years on nearly every street with two of our largest projects on Marquette. We’ve had hundreds of projects in the area.”

And Thevenot hopes to expand into other markets while continuing to be progressive and innovative: “We want to be the go-to name when someone is looking for the best design and build company in the region.”

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