MTLA- Mark Tessier Landscape Architecture
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Ten Residence contemporary-patio
 

Ten Residence

The design intent for this modest home and garden, located on a tree-lined street in Culver City, was to create a family-friendly, versatile, sustainable outdoor environment that grew with the rapidly changing needs of the owners, their three children and their close-knit community. This became the site of the "Neighborhood Film Festival" where family and friends could settle into the oversized sofa, warm themselves by the outdoor firepit/coffee table, and enjoy a movie under the stars.
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June 22, 2014
Deneen Tomayko wrote:
Can you tell me more about the seating? and where to get?
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The outdoor furniture is from Teak Warehouse.
   June 23, 2014 at 2:17PM
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April 30, 2014
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The ground cover is decomposed granite.
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February 9, 2014
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Thank you for the question...it is a clear coat.
   February 11, 2014 at 10:22AM
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Thanks Mark!
   February 11, 2014 at 10:25AM
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November 21, 2013
kjmaroun wrote:
What type of bamboo is this and is it clumping? Thanks!
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Alphonse karr, yes it is clumping. Thanks for the question.
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July 16, 2013
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Thanks! The fence and gate design is horizontal bands of redwood accentuated with linear lexan windows. For more images you can visit: http://www.sunset.com/garden/landscaping-design/backyard-movie-00418000082395/
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July 7, 2013
susancole wrote:
Is the fire table constructed with a gas line or do they use wood?
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Thanks for the question. The fire pit/table was constructed with a gas line.
   July 8, 2013 at 8:57AM
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Karen Tyrrell
love the fire pit would have liked it more if it had been off centered - ie more room in the seating area for glasses
   July 10, 2013 at 12:48PM
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May 12, 2013
Panacea Design wrote:
Dimension AND where pavers were purchased please? Thank you!
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Thanks for the question. The pavers for this residence are site specific and cast in place.
   May 14, 2013 at 11:26AM
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May 11, 2013
ataboada wrote:
What a great yard! would you be able to tell me what are the measurements of the concrete pavers?
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Thanks for the question. The pavers for this residence are site specific and cast in place.
   May 14, 2013 at 11:27AM
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March 27, 2013
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Thanks for the question. The fire pit/table is concrete that was cast-in-place.
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February 26, 2013
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missyme
Luna Bazaar (and others) carries lanterns like these for under $20. Each lantern can be lit with its own battery powered led (about $5). That's a good thing for people like me whose outdoor outlets are all being used. There are paper lanterns for indoor use and nylon lanterns for outdoor use. I have hung paper ones indoors directly in front of a covered window, and after a couple of years the colors are very faded, so I'm taking them down. However, I am considering the nylon lanterns for my patio and around the pool, strung on wire much like is done here. While I would love to use some beautiful colors (chartreuse and fuschia!) I think I will stick with the white lanterns. The TX sun is fierce, and the white looks great in MTLA's patio.
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Karen Tyrrell
love the lanterns, bamboo, and the wonderful smelling trumpet vine/tree
   July 10, 2013 at 12:49PM
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January 29, 2013
tanuki009 wrote:
Could you please let me know where the sofa is from?
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We used Teak Warehouse for the sofa.
   January 31, 2013 at 11:12AM
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September 9, 2012
jinah007 wrote:
back yard love the wall
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rtond
Where can I read the rest of the paragraph? I went to your website and could not find the 'Ten residence" I would love to know if you put in an outdoor screening room, sounds like it
   January 17, 2013 at 5:18PM
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Please read the updated project description. However, to answer your question directly -- MTLA mounted a large retractable movie screen to the side of the garage.
   January 22, 2013 at 12:31PM
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July 2, 2014
hbeacham wrote:
Love the lanterns. From what are they hanging? - Love the lanterns. From what are they hanging?
February 21, 2014
jimmyj90 wrote:
Love the wood wall, what kind of wood is that?
July 6, 2013
mandvi98 wrote:
what do you do when it rains?

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These hanging lanterns look festive and help create a sense of a room in this mostly open area.
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This outdoor seating area in a Culver City, California, home has been brought to life with round lanterns in a variety of sizes. The white is fresh and modern, and it's no surprise that this space is a neighborhood gathering spot. I'm quite certain that the effect after dark isn't all that different from the bobbing fishing boat lights that first inspired Noguchi.

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