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7 Out-of-the-Box Retaining Wall Ideas
"a good retaining wall could cost — mainly for the labor and skill involved. Since... ever, retaining walls were kinda new to me. Now an Atlantan, I tend to see the same... type of retaining wall again and again: 8x8 railroad timbers stacked about 4-feet high... make your retaining wall a bit more personal. Take a gander at these fantastic ideas... your own retaining wall before running out to snatch those railroad timbers again...."
Pile On Style With a Dry-Laid Stone Retaining Wall
"stone retaining walls have been around for ages. Look at the pyramids in Egypt and... stone walls simply use gravity and friction to stay together. Because the walls slope... for a retaining wall that will stand the test of time, consider dry-laid stone.... stone walls that line much of the European countryside — these structures have stood... dry-joint walls, which use mortar to hold the stones together, properly installed dry-laid..."
Room of the Day: From Dark Basement to Bright Master Suite
Turning an unsightly retaining wall into an asset, these San Francisco homeowners now have a bedroom that feels like a getaway
"unsightly retaining wall into an asset, these San Francisco homeowners now have a bedroom... concrete retaining wall. But with a few clever design moves, you can certainly dress... unsightly wall in the basement, which they wanted to turn into a private master suite... Before, the wall cast a dark, imposing presence in the former storage room. Now it’s a... used the retaining wall. Gorgeous! Love it!!! Wow, what a transformation! How nice to..."
Concrete Block Style
"purposes: retaining walls, foundations, structural bearing walls. Yet if considered and... to CMU walls. They used the blocks on just about every house (below shot is one under... the CMU wall to fill it -- I'm guessing by coring holes or removing the top course... along the wall -- but this looks like a good option for maintaining the look of CMU on... these walls — not retaining walls, but site features — most likely have some vertical..."
12 Delightfully Different Garden Walls and Fences
If pickets seem picked over and you shrink from chain link, try these full-of-personality fencing alternatives
"fences and walls that are creative and functional; they’re barrier solutions full of... Ah Ha wall is just a retaining wall meant to give a level platform in an uneven yard... green walls and mixed material walls -- I'm sure that LED wall makes for great evening... "ha-ha" wall. I was like "Isn't that just a retaining wall???" So confused. Thanks... wall I like. Those metal walls can be burn hazards in the wrong climate. I think..."
Houzz Tour: A Revolutionary Renovation in Connecticut
A 200-year-old farmhouse retains elements of its past, like reclaimed wood, yet feels decidedly modern. Yoga, anyone?
"farmhouse retains elements of its past, like reclaimed wood, yet feels decidedly modern... I love walls of glass, those storefront windows look out of place. Repeating the windows... ng to retain the charm and quirkiness that made me decide to purchase such an old... Still retaining all the great bones of the original house. Well done! Wonder who... log walls or so.. ? its like a arcitects dream but its far from that 18th century..."
10 Rock Wall Ideas for a Style-Strong Patio
Strengthen the look of your yard — and solve landscape design dilemmas — with a rock wall that fits right in
"a rock wall that fits right in... Rock walls have long been used to define outdoor spaces and add natural appeal to... low rock walls dotting the countryside. Landscape designers and homeowners today are... the rock wall has come a long way from its rural roots.... in the walls. Here is a picture of a stone retaining wall in one of my gardens. The... the low walls that double as seating places as well. I also liked how the wall gave..."
Houzz Tour: Butterfly Roofs Top a Sydney Terrace House
"remodel retains 19th century facade while pouring natural light into new and old spaces... common walls, the only way to bring light into the home is by open plan designs such... entry wall. Ouch! I like the idea of a house that is "secretly" modern. :) How do... common walls on each side. Without the alleyway at the rear, which adds thousands..."
Houzz Tour: Maine Cottage on the Point
"hallway wall holds a fun gallery of photos of the cottage that show how the house and... on the wall was a new addition and a very special purchase. It is by local artist... on the wall (are you old enough to remember when this pencil sharpener placement was... exterior walls. If you look closely, you'll see a pull cord from an overhead fixture..."
Cor-Ten Steel Brings Enduring Texture to Landscapes
With its rich color and rusty patina, this material makes for an arresting and long-lasting choice for garden walls and more
"surrounds, retaining walls, steps, planters and more. Check out Cor-Ten in a variety of... Corten retaining walls and planters for small residential projects to large municipal... create retaining walls. I'm attaching pictures of this project. Our company is David... use as a retaining wall and steps/terrace. This stuff is a little bit of heaven but... metre wall that winds across the beautiful landscape. Magic! Wow Spokeshave that..."
How to Pick a Nice Wall for Your Garden Room
Made by hand, prefab or growing from the ground, garden walls are key landscaping elements. Here's what to think about for your yard
"garden walls are key landscaping elements. Here's what to think about for your yard... house, walls are one of the key elements defining an outdoor room. From a design... define “wall” as any vertical structure, more or less, extending a few feet above the... build walls, grow them or split the difference by attaching a vine to a trellis.... uses for walls, it's easy to get caught up with the "What will it look like?" excitement..."
"gabion is a wall constructed of galvanized steel baskets filled with rock. Flexible in... s and retaining walls still exist in beautiful condition.... building a wall of recycled concrete material! www.gabionbaskets.net The first time I... large rock walls that will last, then I guess rocks in a cage will have to do. The... gabion walls are an interesting architectural solution. A gabion wall like this very... gabion wall has a water fountain embedded in the river rock. Gabions can be filled..."
Polish Your Garden's Look With Metal
Use iron dividers and planters, steel steps and walls, and even metal water features to give a landscape a decorative edge
"steps and walls, and even metal water features to give a landscape a decorative edge... steel retaining walls, but have had trouble finding a local sub-contractor that is... use for retaining walls. We will contact a Geo-tech Engineer to design it, and our... corten retaining walls (especially as featured in the first three photos...), in... steel for retaining walls. The cost quoted was roughly 10 times the amount of wood. You..."
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
"Walls of windows open to stunning mountain and bay views on one side and a serene... of the retaining wall into the pool Very good work Dream home. Truly beautiful.... that's a retaining wall. Been there, done that but not quite like this one. Beautiful... the high retaining wall to the rear was handled masterfully too. This seems to have... Two walls of glass is bad-birds think they can fly right through the space - which..."
My Houzz: A Rustic Log Cabin Charms in the Mountains of Alabama
An open layout, log walls and styled antiques create a comfortable, inviting getaway to share with friends and family
"layout, log walls and styled antiques create a comfortable, inviting getaway to share with... like log walls, timber supports, and native stone fireplaces and retaining walls.”... interior walls) and we only have a few short interior walls that are sheetrocked. I... siding or wall material, but I'm not sure what threshold re: square footage that a 'cabin'... the log walls... are impressive! No doubt about it, this is one of the best log homes..."