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322 brick split level metal roof Stories
Design Workshop: The Intriguing Effects of Exposed Framing
Reveal the structure of your home for interesting design opportunities and eye-catching visual effects
"basic level of insulation on almost any structure. But there are ways to preserve... handle the roof framing (keep it simple) and the level of finish you're looking for i... 'even the brick wants to be something". I'm such a fan of exposing how things are made... (floor & roof) and thus have less of them spaced in wider dimensions. Also, anytime... upper level is cantilevered. Inside there are minimal walls with steel beam supports..."
Meet the Studs
Two-by-fours are just the kind of strong, silent type every home needs. Get to know studs — and how they lie about their size — right here
"that had bricks that leaked water inside when it rains. No telling what's happening... building the roof over someones head. And principles are involved when you think you're... to the roof. Nowadays most houses are platform framed, like the addition in the photo... "furring" (leveling) strips (1-by-4s that are rough like two-by lumber), one-by boards... used to level out walls and ceilings when you're marrying old framing with new, when..."
Design Surprises Amaze in an Eye-Popping Manhattan Penthouse
Mathematics meets fun in a most unusual 7,000-square-foot space topping a landmark New York City building
"hipped roof space starting on the 21st floor of a landmark building near City Hall... being level. it is devolutioary to accept that all bold design is progess I saw this... steep hip roof above it. From this view it's worth noting the windows in the roof: arched... granite, brick and terra-cotta building dates to 1895, though it was modern for its... polished metal bands, glass guardrails and bridges, and light coming from unseen windows..."
Houzz Tour: A Portland Bungalow Gets a Major Lift
"ground-level unit. They added space-saving features and a few playful touches to give... lower level. That kitchen is great for any small house - love the wood, and white... 3/4, 1/4 split of clapboard/shingle. Cool. I wouldn't want to dust the tricycles however... ground level space was a great idea and the design is extremely inviting. Excellent... wood, metal and white. The unit has the same level of finishes as the upstairs, with..."
Lay of the Landscape: Modern Garden Style
Bold, graphic design elements create a sense of calmness in the garden to match the serenity of contemporary homes
"from the roof rather than meander through the garden, and what lawn you have will no... street level (my home is a high ranch built at the top of a hill on a residential... narrow metal planter into a concrete bowl below. Incorporating water into planters... echo the brick of the building beyond.If you crave a modern touch, even in a traditional..."
3 Overlooked Spaces With Great Garden Potential
Turn neglected outdoor areas into assets with thoughtful plantings and designs, for gardens as unexpected as they are appealing
"lower level — which makes this the front garden. The planting now has a dual aspect... and gray metal containers creates a unity that is then brought alive by the large specimen... rusty metal panels. Once again the wall color, flooring and containers all provide... enclosed by a roof overhang, artworks are the main point of interest. Side alleyways can... light levels and dry soils.The clever design of this alleyway draws us to the focal..."
Houzz Tour: Between Sea and Sky on Raft Island
"corrugated metal and steel. Almost 95 percent of the wood from an existing 1968 A-frame... corrugated metal frames the entryway of the studio; the entire lower side overlooks the... wood and metal walkway overhead allows views of the open-concept living, dining, kitchen... antique metal linotypes set above ceramic tiles. Barbara and Randall envisioned the... Natural splits in the single slab of Sequoia are joined together with a Japanese method..."
Book Tour: Contemporary New York City Architecture
"to new levels. John Hill, Houzz contributor and founder of Archidose, has carefully... different bricks, punched-out windows and roof terrace openings. They have an A-B-A-A... close a level of the George Washington bridge to transport it from New Jersey to Manhattan... traditional brick building on the right. Thinking this house might be a bit dark inside... the old brick neighbors via the scale of the pipes." When you experience the building..."
Houzz Tour: A Guesthouse and Grotto in 68 Square Feet
"clear and level the backyard to build a patio with a barbecue, but wanted to create a... into a metal grate, and arched brick openings frame the entry to the sitting space... grassy roof adds permeable area to the lot. The chimney to the grotto fireplace below... arched brick ceiling and a stone back wall. The fireplace is an original Wendell Lovett... made the metal base. The grotto floor is inlaid with wood planks delineating the sitting..."
5 Ways to Hide That Big Air Conditioner in Your Yard
"green roof or roof terrace kind of situation, perhaps with some large cacti involved... on the roof and is visible from my backyard pool area. It's an A frame roof. Very... on the roof. We've been trying to figure out a shade structure for them (multiple... "adobe roof terrace" into the Houzz search field there are some good ideas! Great... Is your roof accessible now? Have you investigated how much it would cost to move the..."
5 Bright Palettes for Front Doors
Splash bold green, blue, orange or red on your front door, then balance it with a more restrained hue on the rest of the house
"a 1973 split level with red brick lower and a cedar shingle top. I am leaning toward... brown/mixed brick, circa 1978. I have beige accents on home (roofing and paint) and trim... dark red brick bungalow. Help me out here. What color is best with the brick red.... pale red brick with off white trim. What color door would work? The red brick is very... have a metal door and used Tremclad paint. It's a royal blue on my yellow house with..."
Houzz Call: Show Us the House You Grew Up In
"pink brick was so pretty. My husband said, "If you've always wanted a pink brick house... small one level brick ranch house in South Carolina. One bathroom for 4 of us, window... a one level, brick ranch house in North Carolina! It's larger than the one I grew... iron roof. A strong memory is hearing the rain beating down on the roof in a tropical... a one level Bessemer Gray brick 1950's rancher, reminiscent of Frank Lloyd Wright..."
What's That Sound? 9 Home Noises and How to Fix Them
Bumps and thumps might be driving you crazy, but they also might mean big trouble. We give you the lowdown and which pro to call for help
"the flat roof slowly caving in! Thoughts? Similar issues? Or is my roof falling! Olldbobbie... about it. Roofing materials, wood, windows, brick and everying else absorb heat. Its... on the roof levels; rain on the slates--a lovely sound in reality---the snapping... to our roof line, he wouldn't be able to fit into the space where the roof meets the... of our metal ductwork when our air conditioner goes off & on to keep us cool. The..."
How to Choose a Front Door Color
"light brick trim under every window and I added a brick red metal roof (LOVE, LOVE... white brick house, with black shutters, black roof, and black gutters. My front door... match the bricks next to it. Suggestions please? @Mae Bautista_Mutuc, Your brick is very... another brick house! Unless the lighting in your photo is deceptive, your brick almost... sloping metal roof, against the cinder block exterior and harmoniously becomes part..."
Houzz Call: What Have You Salvaged for Home Use?
If your floors, furniture, exterior materials or other home elements have a past life, we'd like to hear the story
"all the bricks from it. At the same time we continued to collect bricks with writing... these bricks in a random laying. The bricks you collect need to be about the same... old barn roofs, so never thought I'd like rusty roofing tin on a kitchen ceiling, but... corrugated metal roofing. found table shortened and tabletop recovered, locker gotten... on the roof of my car, so that's what I bought :). It was beat-up and filthy, and..."