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Knowles Residence - Exterior contemporary exterior

Knowles Residence - Exterior


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canoe1 wrote:
How tall did the truss need to be for this span and overhang? - I think this looks great. I am working on a house that calls for a 16'" I truss that would result in a 16 inch facia board. I am afraid that would be too much.
     Comment   October 23, 2013
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this one is about the same but the roof is actually a double hip - hard to see, but thats how we ended up with the thin edge profile
October 24, 2013 at 3:02pm   
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Christine Arnould wrote:
What color are the windows?
   Comment   September 17, 2013
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hi! the windows are dark bronze aluminum clad wood....from sierra pacific
September 23, 2013 at 4:17pm   
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mckinnonjack wrote:
Cost - How much per square foot did it cost to build this house? Thank you
   Comment   September 2, 2013
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its hard to tell for sure because it was a remodel...but somewhere in the $250-$300/sf range
September 3, 2013 at 8:54am   
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Tina Lubarsky wrote:
What is the square footage of this house?
   Comment   August 2, 2013
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hi! its about 3,200 sf including lower level
August 8, 2013 at 10:28am   
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Hemanth Grandhige wrote:
What is the wood siding material used? - Can you tell me what the wood material used on the siding is? Is it a tongue and groove board? How is it applied for exterior usage? And how is it finished? Thanks for the help!
     Comment   July 8, 2013
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Hemanth Grandhige
Is there a reason to use shiplap instead of tongue and groove?
August 26, 2013 at 11:12am   
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there is no significant technical advantage other than it is easier to hide the fastener with a shiplap. also the shiplap has a rectangular reveal while the T&G often has a V-groove. its a matter of visual preference.
August 26, 2013 at 3:25pm     
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TrockWorks Architectural Services wrote:
Roofing Material - Kudos on the house. Really beautiful and smart. May I ask what you used for roofing material. Is it an adhered synthetic membrane? And how do you deal with thermal bridging ; the exterior soffit seems to flow into the building!
     Comment   May 10, 2013
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Halé Guerra
which hardie panel did you use for the grey?
October 21, 2013 at 11:14am   
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the grey area is actually painted hard wood - poplar i think
February 3, 2014 at 9:35am   
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[design]CREW wrote:
Do you have a section of that center part of the house with the large roof overhang? Cheers!
   Comment   March 17, 2013
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sorry we dont share our drawings
March 18, 2013 at 2:54pm   
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ballardtyler wrote:
Budget ballpark - I love the NW style you use in your design. I am in the process of getting my funding together for a remodel of a 30x28 bungalow in Ballard. We plan on adding either a 16x30 addition off the back or just go up a floor. I want to transform the look of our boring house into something like this picture with a shed style roof and the combined use of wood, steel, glass and stone. What can I expect to spend on that type of project? Can NW contemporary be "affordable"?
   Comment   December 21, 2012
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Thanks. I will send you an email. We are currently trying to establish our budget. Our family has outgrown our house so we need to add some sq/ft. My grandfather was a local mid-century style architect with so I grew up with an appreciation that look. I still really love mid-century but generally lean more towards what I consider NW Contemporary. I know my taste and dreams exceed my budget so I want to see what I can do. We are probably working with a $125K-$150K total budget for our project. I attached an image of our house if you want to throw out any suggestions. The footprint in 30' wide by 28' deep.
January 10, 2013 at 11:27am   
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great!....hope to hear from you soon. we can talk scope and possible phasing if needed, though you should be able to make a significant improvement with that budget....depending on how much you want to accomplish.
January 10, 2013 at 11:30am   
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pureandnoble wrote:
cement panels - We are remodeling our home in Dallas, Texas and are having a hard time finding cement panels for our exterior siding. Who did you order from? Thanks so much.
   Comment   July 4, 2012
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these are flat finish panels from james hardie company. be sure to follow installation recommendations from the mfg. hope this helps.
July 11, 2012 at 12:19pm   
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agnesque wrote:
I think the facade of this house is a brilliant design! May I ask what color are the 2 fascias of the roof?
   Comment   June 12, 2012
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thank you! your compliment is much appreciated....the two fascia colors are dark grey - to match the standing seam metal roof. i hope this helps!
June 21, 2012 at 1:48pm     
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smfjord wrote:
Steps - Where can I find plans to build steps that go around the 90degree corner like on the Knowles deci
   Comment   May 19, 2012
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I wonder why the tread on the steps is so narrow, the steps look very steep. I like a minimum 12" tread for safety and comfort.
January 3, 2013 at 8:49pm   
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the tread is 11.5" actually
February 3, 2014 at 9:49am   
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susanrobertson wrote:
shed roof - who makes this shed roof. I am building a home and this is exactly what I want. What are the materials?
   Comment   April 14, 2012
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this is a metal roof not a shed roof is AEP span metal roof (standing seam) i hope it helps
June 21, 2012 at 1:57pm   
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Ethos Workshop wrote:
What is the green siding panel material?
   Comment   April 13, 2012
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This color scheme is beautiful! Where can I get this red and green?
December 16, 2012 at 9:07am   
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February 3, 2014 at 9:50am   
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aasiakinney wrote:
how do you address the drainage issues? - I love this design with the extended brow roof. I am concerned that on my property because I live on a hillside that rainwater will saturate the hillside on the back side of the house. The land has been graded and compacted so should I be without worry ( during the unusually heavy rainstorms approx. six years agoI had a mudslide due to the fact that the previous owners had a retaining wall that was not structural in the back. It was basically floating on the dirt)?
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Love the look of this home!
Are those external gutters on the fascia of the flat roof section? If so, where did you get them and what are their dimensions? Thanks for your help!
January 8, 2013 at 12:39pm   
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the gutters are custom - but the roof is not flat actually, it is a hip roof
February 3, 2014 at 9:51am   
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Another Seattle residence illustrates how roof overhangs are often linked to abundant glass at the exterior wall and outdoor space below. This example is pint-size compared to the previous two Pacific Northwest ones, so it's good to see that these roofs can happen at various scales.
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