Tyreus Design in The Wall Street Journal

Tyreus Design in The Wall Street Journal

Sunken Fire Pits Are This Fall’s Best Garden Addition

THE SUNKEN LIVING ROOM fad that surged in the 1970s wasn’t evicted after all: The “conversation pit” has simply scuttled outside and gathered round the fire, inviting guests to nestle.

Patricia Benner, a Los Angeles landscape architect who has noticed an uptick in requests for fire pits set below ground or into a deck, attributes their allure to “a feeling of protection and security.”

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