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Doghouses Worth a Wag: Report From Barkitecture 2011
"house with roof garden, salvage-chic doghouse and even a Mondrian-like house inspired... has a green roof, but up here in the Pacific Northwest it's more for insulation than... slanted-roof structure with translucent walls on all sides and hay on the ground. Like... (like roof fan, heat repellent materials) and easy-to-clean layouts and a base that... forget it's green design. That said, I only have cats and they will sleep anywhere it is..."
5 Places to Love Corrugated Metal in Your House
It’s budget friendly, versatile and even colorful. Is it any wonder this popular exterior material is making inroads indoors?
"used on roofs, garages and sheds, corrugated metal has traditionally been thought of... that the roof, I believe tin, can be reused. This has given me some great ideas. Thanks... corrugated roofs on all my out sheds, where they belong. lol. We decorated our basement... where the roof was made of zinc. I use to hate the way he lizards were able to get in... am from(Green Bay, WI) has changed dramatically with the new McMansions being built..."
10 Gorgeous Courtyards From Mod to Moroccan
Some have pools or fountains; some are awash only with greenery. These courtyards run the gamut of styles but have alluring looks in common
"without a roof, enclosed either completely or partially by the walls of a building, provides... bricks, roof tiles, doors, and molded brick carvings reclaimed from Qing Dynasty homes... China-Green-Antiques-asian-patio-other-metro Link to the Ideabook for the house... and lush green color, while a tall table and grill provide everything needed for al... the only green spots in this Zen-like space; the crisp geometry of the stone and gravel..."
Help Me Design My Wine Cellar - Please!
"rough roof. The pictures below show the space (the framing happened yesterday!)... something in a green (like the rest of my house) that could look a little like it's patina-ed... use green board or similar. Do not use cedar! Contact me with your email and I... that cool green color on the walls. Even though the wine cellar's underground and a... to the green in the photo just above. I think this purple-yellow combination is really..."
Houzz Tour: An Updated '70s Home Puts Art on Show
"featured shed roofs and cedar siding as protection from the strong ocean winds. While the... atrium green and lush or sparsely planted, but a garden in a modern or Japanese style... More green would probably be a bit too much in such a wooded setting. A very nice... sloped roof and a flat-roofed garage on the right. There is an obvious informality..."
The Cure for Houzz Envy: Great Front Facade Touches to Borrow
The Family Home: 8 Super Solutions for Shoe Storage
If scattered shoes are causing tripping, mess and chinks in your serenity, these storage systems can help restore order
Houzz Tour: Reviving a Farmhouse in California’s Wine Country
3 Exterior Paint Dilemmas, 7 Palette Solutions
"doors, roof and trim, many homeowners fall back on white or shades of tan. There's... olive green palette works much better with that roof which is quite sympatico with... IMO the roof should be changed when the budget permits since it is so prominent and... What green or gray would work for the siding with this roof? Karyn T is also seeking... green siding and a red-clay door. A terrific contrast to olive green is pimiento..."
Hello Again, Corrugated Panels
"siding and roofing in residential architecture is typically shunned. Its use — in metal... TIN ROOF! RUSTED! I love it - I associate it with Butler buildings but I love the... metal roofs especially during a rain. I'm from the south & would like to know how... corrugated roof due to the rust and it gives a rather country rustic Hicksville kind of... metal-roofing/galvalume/ We went to Kenya back in 2005 and helped some villages construct..."
4 Things a Hurricane Teaches You About Good Design
When the power goes out, a home's design can be as important as packaged food and a hand-crank radio. See how from a firsthand account
"count the roof) are exposed to the elements, this situation makes us feel safe and secure... of the roofs. Most of our doors are now opened outwards. The roofs are also 'tied... thatch roofs We have some hectic electrical storms with a lot of hail but not many... "going Green" and saving precious resources... thank you for your article always... on the roof. Trees are down all around; the Rockaways and Breezy Point are decimated..."
Visit a California Hillside House Rooted in Nature
Walls of windows open to stunning mountain and bay views on one side and a serene pool courtyard on the other
"planted roofs to further celebrate nature.... grass roof also. Thanks for sharing I really like this house, beautiful. beautiful... Breathtaking! Roofing in Marin County for over 35 years, we appreciate the benefits of hillside... living roof extending the hillside to the water management system, this Kentfield... turning lime green right now. Lucky ducks living in this space...it is a dream home for... living roof-- but I don't care too much for modern style houses, as I grew up in one..."
It Takes a Village: 2 Homes Made of Multiple Structures
Separate buildings join in style and intention in these home bases, showing that sometimes more is just right
"under one roof, there are times when building the home as a series of connected or f... for the roof! So I was wondering exactly what the roof and exterior walls are made... thatch roof. I'd love to know what's in each building to learn how they separated... solar and green technology to minimize the buildings' maintenance costs. To allow for... heights, roof levels which supports a contemporary design. The total size should be..."
My Houzz: History Resonates in a New Washington Farmhouse
"raise the roof for an addition, but they ran into a number of building restrictions.... similar roof and house design but our roof is cedar you have inspired me to paint... framed and roofed in love, family and hospitality. All the spaces and furnishings say... example of 'green' building. More of us should follow their example and save the impact... metal roof! What a lovely home. I keep coming back to this home. I just love it!..."
My Houzz: Original Drawings Guide a Midcentury Gem's Reinvention
Architect's spec book in hand, a Washington couple lovingly re-creates their midcentury home with handmade furniture and thoughtful details
"flat roof, clerestory windows, and large cantilevered overhang for passive solar... butterfly roof allows for the clerestory windows. Pure genius. The plan of the house... chair with green upholstry in the living room? If yes, the chair is vintage, originally... onto the roof! It looks like you both have gotten a great start in revising the few... butterfly roof was considered ultra-radical, as was its placement in the midst of very..."