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torpedoed by the Germans, bringing the war very close to home for island residents. Due in large part to the military's improvement of the island's infrastructure during the war, development on the island boomed in the 1950s and 1960s. More permanent homes and subdivisions were built, and the island was no
Banks River. Known for its oak tree canopies and historic landmarks, St. Simons is both a tourist destination and, according to the 2010 U.S. census, home to 12,743 residents. Early History The earliest St. Simons Island Village record of human habitation on the island dates to the Late Archaic Period
American chiefdoms were assimilated into the Spanish colonial system along the northern frontier of greater Spanish Florida. In the 1600s St. Simons became home to two Spanish missions: San Buenaventura de Guadalquini, on the southern tip of the island, and Santo Domingo de Asao (or Asajo), on the northern tip
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This 872 s.f. off-grid straw-bale project is a getaway home for a San Francisco couple with two active young boys. © Eric Millette Photography
what color pain is that on the walls
Would you be willing to share an apprx cost per sq ft for this home?
depending on whether or not site improvements are included. Keep in mind that smaller buildings tend to cost more per square foot than larger ones (fewer sg. ft. to divide the fixed costs into).
The walls are PISE, which is a soil-cement finish sprayed onto the straw-bale walls using gunite equipment.
I've often advised that to have a truly sustainable home, one must really understand the details of how a house works. As our knowledge about homes increases, so does our desire to get involved with the design and construction process. That’s where straw
Woodburn & Company Landscape Architecture, LLC
French Country Garden
stone on the wall? Love it.
How did you go about putting the stone wall and the iron gate together?
I have a water feature/pond in my back yard and I need to devise a child safety "gate/wall" around it
We've been trying to replicate it but everything we bring home is too light or too dark.
Stone walls and simple iron gate
bluestone walk with ledge stone border; walls
Ferris Land Design - Richard Hymel, ASLA
Feucht Estate Gardems
wall around tree and low bricks with boxwood inside
house you could always use later for a patio or wall
Maybe between home and pavilion ?
love the brick wall and pavers
color of brick and general shape of knee wall
Brick as retaining wall
Brick courtyard wall
The brick walls contrasted with
Brick walkway and wall
brick wall...Wall planter...brick wall
The under bench lighting is as gorgeous as the entire home. I know it's probably not necessary in CA, but is the area screened and supported by the wooden beams?
Low wall in courtyard next to fireplace?
(uplit) and others as negative space (silhouetted when wall behind them is lit
As you walk down the pathway along the side of the house, you enter into a courtyard filled with plants and a large copper sculpture wall fountain.Lee-Hawk says her gardening ideas came from Scott Ward at White Sage Gardening. "He's hands down the best around for potting and yard design." The white modern
estudio gutman lehrer
It appears that this space is self contained within 4 walls. Its breathtaking however, where's the washroom?
you can see a white wall to the left.That is a small hallway leading to a full bathroom
I like that the panels separates space while still retaining the open nature of the loft.
to help create the dramatic tone of the space. The walls were then painted in gradient stripes, in three shades of warm gray. The bed linens and draperies were all custom made with luxurious fabrics, completing the sophisticated aesthetic.
The home was as a retreat from the hustle and bustle of city
A makeshift wall doubles as an extended headboard separating the bed from a mini office. All of the custom designed furniture pieces in the loft were built with Masisa. The materials were described by Mariana as a kind of plastic laminated plywood similar to Formica, in a dark oak wood color. It was
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d volume which helps shelter it from the winter winds while leaving it open to the warmth of the winter sun. This side terrace engages the site and home both spatially and environmentally, extending the interior living environment to a protected outdoor space for year-round use, while providing the framework
Wall one side, hand rail other makes more open
Clever how the tread becomes the wall!
simple flat bar handrail & open side stair (no low edge wall)
The concrete steps, integrated with the wall separating them from the driveway and planter beds, reminds me of Carlos Scarpa's
The concrete steps, integrated with the wall separating them from the driveway and planter beds, reminds me of Carlos Scarpa's Olivetti Showroom in Venice, one of the most beautiful modern stairs ever.
Jennifer Weiss Architecture
pieces you can install in a wall, too! They are great space savers and look really sleek and contemporary. Next: More ways with floating furniture
What a smart way to make use of the odd niches of space that splits tend to have. These floating shelves would be right at home in my foyer, which is way
keep your keys and sort the post, a wall-mounted unit is a space-efficient solution. There’s room underneath for storage boxes or baskets if you need them, or you can leave it ‘floating’ for a more streamlined look.
And yet… A Mid-century piece like this gives a home entrance real appeal, and the keys
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