88 underground garage Stories
How to Move Water Through Your Landscape
Swales, underground pipes or a mix of both — there’s more than one way to distribute water in the garden
"ales, underground pipes or a mix of both — there’s more than one way to distribute... swales, underground with drainage pipes or in combination. Read on to learn how swales... that the garage, driveway, and garage apron prevent the water from flowing downhill... several underground drains and a grass covered berm, but I really like the look of... Initially underground under a terrace, from there via a visible stream to the pond. This..."
Contractor Tips: Finish Your Basement the Right Way
Go underground for the great room your home has been missing. Just make sure you consider these elements of finished basement design
"Go underground for the great room your home has been missing. Just make sure you... in the garage and having to have a huge ditch dug around the house to bypass the break... basements and garages. We especially like the images of cove lighting you used. LED strip... with an underground basement - and sadly it already smells of damp. I wish the wa... house goes underground or runs aboveground. If it runs underground, as long as you put..."
4 Zurich Projects Build on High-Rise Livability
Generous landscaping, underground parking and terraces make these apartment complexes models of thoughtful housing
"landscaping, underground parking and terraces make these apartment complexes models of... parking is underground leaving more areas for garden and play. Wish we had more of that... parking goes underground. Then, factor in the depth of the freeze line, below which utility... basements or underground parking becomes relatively less expensive. That is why one sees... of the underground parking. I also like the green spaces but would like more of them..."
Key Measurements for the Perfect Garage
Get the dimensions that will let you fit one or more cars in your garage, plus storage, mechanical and whatever else you need
"in your garage, plus storage, mechanical and whatever else you need... single garage door width of 8 feet. The difference in garage dimensions now is that... common garage dimensions have remained roughly the same since the Ford Model T began... century, garage dimensions have remained about 9 to 10 feet wide and 18 to 20 feet long... a new garage or remodeling an existing one. If you have ever scraped your car alongside..."
A Historic Garage Expands for Storage and Parties
This couple worked with an architect, a builder and a stonemason to double the size of their historic Boise, Idaho, garage
"electric garage doors in their historic Boise, Idaho, garage, which had carriage-style... of the garage for better storage and the occasional square-dancing keg party.... Historic garage? Oh come on. And an article about a garage, any garage? Oh come on... for a garage redo. Here is my 'historic' garage. Built in 1965. I too wanted to get... fixing my garage got into the price range for a new garage I gave up on doing anything..."
My Houzz: Ecofriendly and Salvaged Style in a Montreal Triplex
Repurposed materials, graywater reuse, and no-VOC paints make for a resourcefully earth-friendly home in Quebec
Contractor Tips: What Your Contractor Really Means
"well, underground electric, garage/barn, & septic "in" in stages. The house we are... with the garage on the south side or very few windows on the south side. In our Kansas... want the garage on the north to protect from cold winter winds and most of the windows... through a garage, but a door in the house. That was something I didn't even think about... place our garage/barn at a 45 degree angle behind the house so that the driveway can..."
6 Amazing Homes Dug Into the Earth
Designed to disappear or with portions peeking out, these houses bring a new meaning to 'communing with nature'
"new "underground" houses are partially dug into the ground or embedded in a hillside... lovely underground home and has had nothing but problems with moisture. My house shown... place My underground home is a Cave Home in Rural Andalucia, Spain, and I love it, same... "partially underground house". Sadly, the Hobbit House has to be taken down, per local... AMAZING UNDERGROUND HOUSES DESIGNED BY MICHAEL REYNOLDS , architect in Taos , New Mexico..."
Beat the Heat: Escape to the Basement
Small Garden? You Can Still Do Bamboo
Forget luck. Having bamboo that thrives on a wee plot just takes planning, picking the right variety, and keeping runners in check
Make Home Sweet Home Even Sweeter With a Brewery Or Winery
Houzz Tour: Modern 'Pods' Offer a Log Cabin Compromise
Two generations enjoy togetherness and privacy too, in this cleverly designed lakefront vacation home in Idaho
31 True Tales of Remodeling Gone Wild
Drugs, sex, excess — the home design industry is rife with stories that will blow your mind, or at least leave you scratching your head
Master Builder Crafts a Dream Workshop
A design-build firm owner uses an economical building method for his large shed and finishes it off nicely to blend into the scenery
"dream garage!! Hi John, I've built several garages but never thought of using... link to garage door model. Size is 8 x 10. http://www.garaga.com/garage-doors/re... for the garage doors and exterior lights. My husband would be envious! My husband would... over the garage, but he needs more space..,still looking for some land where we could... three garage style doors around back. What a beautiful building, and I love that..."
My Houzz: Midcentury Modern Style Transforms a Vineyard Bungalow
Spectacular surroundings and iconic design inspiration meet in a major overhaul of a 1960s Ontario home
"about the garage - if money no object underground would be nice - or a more matching... with the garage left in the old style. Great job on the reno though. As a whole house... yes, the garage needs work (understatement). But our budget dictates that we approach... so the garage (maybe prefab!) is a few years down the road yet. And @hipster, we truly... except the garage. This home is beautiful and the view is stunning but it's not a renovation..."