planar roof elements floating above the desert floor. Our approach was to not only reinforce the general intentions of the architecture but to more clearly articulate its meaning. We began by adopting a limited palette of desert neutrals, providing continuity to the uniquely differentiated spaces.
invisible on dark wall. Lighting of art objects helps draw eye away
being too dark. Stained trim makes a house darker... Even the wall of windows...is it better to see the view through white trim or stained trim?
-Can the trim be white and use interior stained wood doors for entry doors to bedrooms and use painted doors for bath and closet doors?
- Or can the trim all
outdoor roofed patio, or lanai, is the heart center of the Hawaiian home. "It's where family members and guests can recline on the pune'e [couch or daybed]. Much of the family's dining and entertaining activities are had in the lanai given the year-round tropical weather," says Tervola.