Hilltop Mediterranean mediterranean-patio
 

Hilltop Mediterranean

Home built by JMA (Jim Murphy and Associates); designed by Ned Forrest, Forrest Architects. Photo credit: Tim Maloney, Technical Imagery Studios.

This home's Mediterranean design provides thick, plastered masonry walls, deeply recessed windows and cast concrete pavers that help to keep the home cool and comfortable in the hot summer months. The winters are equally moderate, thanks to the radiant heating system in the floors.

The smoothness of the exterior plaster walls is juxtaposed against the rough texture in the dark, wooden siding. This rough texture is echoed by the board-formed concrete in the home's foundation, columns and column wall which overlooks the solar-heated pool. In addition to the two-story, three bedroom home, the project includes an upper floor studio with its own exterior staircase, a detached garage and the swimming pool and patio.
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http://www.j-m-a.com/project_hillmed.shtml

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hollister wrote:
How are these columns formed? - I love the treatment on this house and I am trying to figure out how these "columns" are formed, are they made of the same wood as the siding? It looks like they maybe are made of the same wood and painted/stained a different color. Looking forward to your reply. Thank you.
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JMA (Jim Murphy and Associates)
They are concrete with a textured finish left behind after removing the forms. I've attached a view of the back of the home, where you can really see the finish.
June 18, 2012 at 3:13pm   
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thank you, they are really great looking!
June 18, 2012 at 10:23pm   
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Jardin Chic(ks) wrote:
Beautiful furniture. Who made it? How/where to get it?
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