COOK ARCHITECTURAL Design Studio
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Minnesota Private Residence traditional-exterior
 

Minnesota Private Residence

Perched on wooded hilltop, this historical estate home was thoughtfully restored and expanded, addressing the modern needs of a large family and incorporating the unique style of its owners. The design is teeming with custom details including a porte cochère and fox head rain spouts, providing references to the historical narrative of the site’s long history.
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lauren3042 wrote:
Color? - What color Iis the house?
   Comment   April 11, 2013
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gracekunde
What is the knee wall constructed of and how are the screens attached?
April 24, 2013 at 4:28am   
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COOK ARCHITECTURAL Design Studio
Thank you for your question. Our records are stored off-site for this project so we cannot reference them to answer you question. The general contractor was Erotas Building Coporation located in Excelsior Minnesota
May 23, 2013 at 1:42pm   
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my3bears wrote:
is there a company that specilizes in the chimney tops like these. Thanks
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Buechel Stone Corp
Superior clay has a large offering of colors and at http://www.claychimneypots.com/
October 3, 2012 at 6:36pm   
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COOK ARCHITECTURAL Design Studio
Thank you for your interest in our project. These pots are in fact from Superior Clay Products.
October 15, 2012 at 10:47am     
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morris6703 wrote:
What materials/design was used to keep the roof of the screened porch from leaking? thanks - We are building a home with a similar balcony over a screened porch, but are not sure about how to best waterproof the ceiling. Most materials seem to have issues with leaks, one supplier suggested a concrete floor above which quadruples the cost. help!
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Scott's Creative Home
I have used rubber roofing and then floated the deck above so that one is not walking on the actual roofing substrate.
August 29, 2012 at 5:20am   
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Thank you for your interest in our project, for this roof we used a modified bitumen roof (like a rubber roof) pitched to drain to the fox head scuppers. The wood deck is built on top of that on ripped 2x framing to make it level and is not fastened through the membrane, it just floats on top and is contained by the perimeter curb. The ceiling of the porch can be stained wood with a good clear coat finish or if you are going to paint it use something like Azel pvc bead board. We hope this information is helpful.
September 19, 2012 at 6:57am     
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