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Vineyard Home transitional-exterior
 

Vineyard Home

Surrounded by permanently protected open space in the historic winemaking area of the South Livermore Valley, this house presents a weathered wood barn to the road, and has metal-clad sheds behind. The design process was driven by the metaphor of an old farmhouse that had been incrementally added to over the years. The spaces open to expansive views of vineyards and unspoiled hills.

Erick Mikiten, AIA
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Jared Lee wrote:
can i get the dimensions on this barn? how tall are the side walls?
   Comment   May 7, 2014
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Hi Jared - the ceiling height on the each floor is nine feet, so the side walls on the exterior of the house are about 19 feet.
May 7, 2014 at 7:36pm   
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house55
What are the dimensions of the house i.e. 30x40, 40x50 ?? Thanks, beautiful place by the way :)
June 10, 2014 at 7:44am   
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taragleeson wrote:
What type of windows were used? Love the windows.
     Comment   April 10, 2014
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All the windows in the wood-sheathed part of the house are Sierra Pacific wood windows with aluminum cladding. The windows and big multi-slider doors on the metal-sheathed part of the house are thermally-broken full aluminum by Solar Innovations. They have a nice thin, crisp frame profile.
April 10, 2014 at 6:53pm   
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taragleeson,
We didn't provide the doors & windows on this project, but the mutton bars look about 1' wide.
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June 12, 2014 at 6:37am   
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jdyglske wrote:
Roof color???
   Comment   March 13, 2014
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The metal roof is ATAS brand Dutch standing seam profile. The color is "Silversmith".
March 13, 2014 at 4:30pm      Thanked by jdyglske
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jdyglske
Thank you very much, it all looks beautiful together.
March 13, 2014 at 5:25pm   
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dgloftis wrote:
Siding - First, this home is absolutely stunning. Just beautiful. I'm curious as to what material was used for siding? Thank you.
   Comment   April 19, 2013
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kristinjongejan
I agree but we live in the rainy northwest. Wouldn't the siding rot a lot sooner?
January 30, 2014 at 3:50pm   
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Definitely more of an issue there than in hot Livermore. You could look at things like garapa or cypress if you wanted them to age naturally, or just protect it with a sealant. But be prepared to re-seal. A clear or even pigmented sealer requires more frequent re-application than paint does.
January 30, 2014 at 4:08pm   
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jackasses wrote:
What is the color of the trim? Thanks you
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sandydarrellmartin
What kind of wood is this and is it stained or painted? Love the color combination
March 11, 2014 at 4:46pm   
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The wood is western red cedar. It is unfinished, vertical tongue-and-groove boards. It is turning a beautiful silvery-grey that melds nicely with the landscape. Glad you like the combination.
March 11, 2014 at 4:49pm   
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