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Rammed Earth: Old Meets New in Hybrid Material
"Rammed earth is an ancient construction technique dating back to the 2nd millennium... structures, rammed earth walls are literally of the earth they sit upon. They therefore... buildings with rammed earth walls on Houzz are scarce, so interested people should definitely... projects in rammed earth and other variations. The few examples that follow illustrate... that rammed earth veers from people's perceptions of the material, which may be..."
Houzz Tour: Rammed Earth and Vineyard Views Stun Down Under
Tightly edited colors and materials let nature shine, while solar panels and a passive orientation help this home tread lightly on the earth
"including a rammed-earth wall, as well as solar panels and a passive orientation. The home... builds rammed earth structures in the US according to the client's wishes - design... foundation. A rammed-earth wall forms the spine of the home. Although this part of Australia... color. The rammed-earth wall was built in stages, about 1½ feet at a time. Formwork shutters... of the rammed-earth wall with a clear sealant for waterproofing. Inside, the architects..."
Houzz Tour: An Aussie Home Mingles With Nature
This eco-friendly bushland retreat coexists beautifully with the surrounding environment, right down to its rammed-earth construction
"Ocean. The rammed-earth construction has rigid geometry and is built to take full advantage... of our rammed-earth home. We felt this best suited the environment and lifestyle we... a few rammed earth buildings - homes as well as public buildings- in Western Australia... wall of windows from the dining area? I appreciate the bold geometric statement...... opening or window or some type to let some light in. Why block the light and view? Beautiful..."
My Houzz: A South Australia Home Comes Down to Earth
Rammed-earth walls embrace nature, stand up to harsh coastal conditions and create an indoor-outdoor connection for this artist's home
"Rammed-earth walls embrace nature, stand up to harsh coastal conditions and create... love that rammed earth! Nice pics Jen! Nice i LOVE it Beautiful and serene! There's... Love the rammed earth walls. I live in Canada and have lived in Oz and love it there... clean rammed earth walls? What happens when spaghetti sauce splashes on them? Is... walls are rammed earth and stone. What other insulation do you need? @Sue Weyland, the..."
My Houzz: Sustainability Meets Global Style on an Australian Hilltop
It puts the power of the sun to work while keeping the budget in check and family socializing front and center
"north-facing windows that let sunshine flood in, heat-absorbing rammed-earth walls and... few open windows and ceiling fans. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Jolie and Mark... what is rammed earth? That's something I am not familiar with. Hi @crabtreestudio --... special rammed earth construction technique: http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/601350... /list/Rammed-Earth--Old-Meets-New-in-Hybrid-Material Thanks Janet! Great job guys..."
My Houzz: Culture and History Enrich a Traditional Montreal Home
Antiques, artwork and artifacts mix with rich colors and patterns for a family home as personal as it is approachable
"shofar (ram's horn) and a “Jewish history table” that holds various historical books... boring windows, I am getting pretty tired of "nothing windows" in most designs.... heavy window coverings, as we not as used to seeing structured cornice boards, etc... adorns the window ledges.Couch fabric: Fabrix; large ottoman: Matt & Jack; art: Peter... shofar, or ram's horn, with a small plaque rests on top. It was given to Evan in gratitude..."
How to Save a Boring Box of a Room
Whip a ho-hum format and low ceilings into high-design shape with these ideas that offer a big new vision
"and huge windows and amazing ceilings. But in reality most of have a least one boring... blah windows, zero molding, standard closet. But starting out with a boring, boxy... boring window a world of good and add some much-needed drama. Switching out a boring... could be rammed into one room? English/Shabby Chic has great STUFF but is over the top... horizontal window. But look at how much life it has thanks to the curtains, wallpaper..."
Glass Home Exteriors Reflect Modern Tastes
Advances in coatings and insulation make glass a more usable choice for home exteriors than ever before
"generous window shades can be at odds with the architecture. Yet by using different... very tall windows in our second home in San Miguel de Allende and they are never really... glass windows, but they strategically face a natural area, so I didn't feel "on display... and the windows creates a jewllike design." Thanks for including The Construction... supplied your windows? We live in toronto and are looking for a product made for those canadian..."
Houzz Tour: Luxurious Comfort in the Hollywood Hills
Glamour and elegance coexist happily with comfort in an interior designer's home in Los Angeles' Hollywood Hills
"are 52 windows in her Hollywood Hills, California, home. Dyer prizes natural light... inspired window and weather vane/cupola are inspired! I prefer the house that the previous... at the window. Love the driftwood lamp in the dining room and how it "glows" against... stools and window dressing warm up the bar at the corner of the family room. The pairing... bronze ram bust and ceramics occupy the same space, making the living room a study..."
9 Whimsical Touches to Wake Up the Garden
If the August heat is wilting your enthusiasm, try these playful ideas to jump-start your gardening moxie
Houzz Interview: Eve's Renovated Candy Factory Loft
Insulation Basics: Heat, R-Value and the Building Envelope
Learn how heat moves through a home and the materials that can stop it, to make sure your insulation is as effective as you think
"number of windows. A large glass window is like cutting a hole in your wall where you... money. 2- Window placement. Windows on sunny side must have proper over hangs and shaded... walls vs. windows: It would seem that fewer windows for the sake of minimizing heat... lighting windows in calculated positions. Those windows will lose heat 24 hrs a day... out Zen windows and ignore broad expanses of windows after a bit - they take them for..."
11 Things to Expect With Your Remodel
Prepare yourself. Knowing what lies ahead during renovations can save your nerves and smooth the process
"better than Ram Board. http://www.ramboard.com/RamBoard.php for this. This genius flooring... believer. Ram Board I use a lot of Ram board , But beware if you think heavy or sharped... plumbing. New windows, and all new floors. Well-written article and bang on! I would also... 06651/Ram-Board-traditional-floors-los-angeles JW In our home remodel we ARE our... garden window (outdated honey oak) to white. It is starting to come together b..."
Houzz Call: Tell Us About Your Dream House
"round window. it must have a very big kitchen with very wide windows overlooking... hold, window seats filling every bay window, natural fireplaces crackling everyw... folding window doors. A patio outside that wall of windows with plenty of chairs,... well as window frames (around 100-year-old leaded glass), two-stories with a full basement... clerestory windows throughout. There is no carpeting in my home. The walled backyard includes..."
Houzz Tour: Nature Dictates a Dynamic Australian Design
Earthy materials and a respect for trees are just the start of how this modern home embraces the beauty of the outdoors
"just love rammed earth walls - they can lend a warmth that very few materials can match... beautiful windows, the views, and I think the house is not clinical at all. It has lots... clerestory windows, the lack of clutter. Some need to surround themselves with 'homey'... iling windows. A scenic view is like an oversized piece of art and has to be balanced... all the windows. Very sleek and modern house but not overpowering. Very nice! This..."