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Roots of Style: Midcentury Modern Design
Midcentury modern still charms with its linear forms and low-sloping roofs. Appreciate it now — such simplicity can be hard to replicate
5 Homes Made for Après-Ski Indulgence
Strenuous days on the slopes require a warm and pampering retreat to return to, and these homes' amenities hit the spot
"hit both slopes: steep and gentle... flaring slope.Browse more saltbox photos..."
Steps and Stairs Elevate Modern Exterior Entryways
Gently sloped or at a sharper angle, modern ascents on a home's entrance serve both architectural and aesthetic purposes
AIASF Marin Home Tour: The Radius House
"steep slope, so the circular form of the house is the most efficient and economic... steep, sloping away from the dirt road surrounded by towering redwoods. The house... into the sloped site midway, with only the roof being visible from the road making the... of the sloped earth. The surprisingly small size of the 1,000 sq. ft. house is dictated... setbacks and sloped site. A variation of interior levels respond to the way you physically..."
Houzz Tour: Stunning Desert Hillside Home in Arizona
An extraordinary, expansive home near Phoenix celebrates and interacts with the beauty of its natural surroundings
"Single-slope, computer-engineered roofs follow the slope of the hillside. "The deep... deep roof slopes match and follow the mountain slope, and cantilevered terraces soften... single-slope roof structures follow the slope of the hillside, making the home appear... riven slope of the roof. The long sheets of glass you see around this breakfast area..."
Gambrel Roofs Set Dutch Colonial Revivals Apart
Early Dutch settlers on the East Coast of the U.S. birthed this architectural style, but its popularity has spread across the country
The Case for a Curbless Shower
"depth, the slope is 3/4" finished slope to the drain. I preferred the channel drain on... proper sloped drain? Dislike as well...I think showers with curbs, minimal at least... camoflage the slope in the floor but the underside of the mat tends to get mouldy and in... single slope) Love curbless, doorless showers...definitely my preference. Please DO... drain slope that it made the room look like a home-owner done job, but a so-called..."
6 Driveway Looks Take Landscapes Along for the Ride
"area. Slopes, watering issues or just the sheer length of a driveway can all seem... steep slopes. I can certainly address any horticultural questions but sadly am not... slightly sloped. I remember her mentioning in one of her shows that before winter comes... Slightly sloped upward toward the log sided house. Beautiful views of five different... and the sloped driveway are similar examples though. Both have driveways that could..."
Convert Your Tub Space to a Shower — the Planning Phase
"have to slope (to drain)? Is this sloped floor a problem for people with mobility/balance... 1" of slope assuming you sloped it over the short run or the 4' run. Over 6' a shower... shower must slope 1.5" (1/4" per foot or 2% grade). You can check your 2% slope (1/4"... proper slope is in place the level will read "Level". Slopes as great as 1/2" per... with a slope to a center drain rather than a slope to one side for a linear drain..."
What to Use for the Shower Floor
"floor slope and slip resistance. Let's take a look at some Houzz showers to see how... single slope shower areas (sloped to a linear or channel drain ) . The photo shows... tiles sloping to a Proline drain. love the teak floor - what's to stop it going... you can slope large tiles. lulustyle, the teak floor can be removed. Great article... single slope to a trench drain. Coefficient of friction is 0.5 wet. This seems to..."
Houzz Tour: Modern California Beach House
Generous windows, mountain views and an open floor plan bring spaciousness to a modest-size, ecofriendly coastal home
"south-sloping plot of land with beautiful views of Mount Tamalpais' ridges and the... south-sloping roofline is perfectly situated for solar panels, which supply the home's... south-sloping roofline as an efficient means for the home to produce its own energy... windows and slope/height of ceiling/roof...."
AIASF Marin Home Tour: The Portnoy/Danzig Residence