Nick Deaver Architect
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Walkabout Exterior contemporary-patio
 

Walkabout Exterior

Photo by. Jonathan Jackson
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msandhu413 wrote:
Paint used on the posts and the beams? - Hello, Great color contrast. What color paint was used on the steel posts and beams? Also, does the top of the roof panels need to be painted or was it left galvanized ? thank you
   Comment   October 21, 2013
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Nick Deaver Architect
Thank you for your interest in Nick's work. There is no paint on the steel posts, beams or on the galvanized metal roof.
kathleen deaver for nick
October 23, 2013 at 7:57AM   
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Susan Jennings
How were the beams treated?
June 1, 2014 at 1:44PM   
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msandhu413 wrote:
The beams look to be wood, painted the same color as metal posts? Than
   Comment   September 17, 2013
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The beams are steel.
September 18, 2013 at 5:12AM   
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Davy Loo
wow i love the industrial look but it looks so warm and cosy at the same time.
are the metal beams/posts painted? they seemed so woodlike
December 17, 2013 at 1:14AM   
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siddh55 wrote:
how to create an ideabook?
     Comment   October 11, 2012
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michigammemom
siddh55,when you browse photos on houzz click on the "+ add to ideabook" area. Once in your ideabook, you can organize, edit and add personal comments to your photos.
October 11, 2012 at 5:55AM   
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Nick Deaver Architect
thank you
October 11, 2012 at 6:51AM   
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5151guana wrote:
What are these metal posts called and where can I buy them - I am looking for metal posts that will rust. Where can I get them and what do I ask for? Thanks!
   Comment   June 3, 2012
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Nick Deaver Architect
The posts are Structural Steel eye beams that you can get at a steel yard.
thanks for your interest!

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June 5, 2012 at 12:54PM     
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soflmomof2
What is the material on roof? Live in South Florida- lots of rain in summer. Will it rust? Like to hang ceiling fan as in this photo. I love this look. I am going to look for a side view- ours will be seen more from the side as we step out of the door to look to the left and see it vs. this view. Thank you.
April 16, 2013 at 8:24PM   
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bigdish69 wrote:
where do i get this canopy or how do i build it?
   Comment   October 18, 2011
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bigdish69
yeah thats true. only if i had welding machine lol. it would be awesome if it was all bolted. then i wouldnt have any problem in doing it. maybe i can do something similar to this, i have a lil steel working ability from working on carriers
October 19, 2011 at 5:16AM   
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If you really are considering doing it yourself, there are engineering issues involved. The beams and connections need to be designed to deal with the weight being carried, as well as any shear forces (wind & earthquake - depending on where you live). The roof panels are also subject to uplift from the wind. You'd be surprised by how much harm these things can do.
October 19, 2011 at 8:50AM     
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242blenheim wrote:
corrugated metal exterior - Does it serve a specific function or is it just aesthetic? How would that application work in a colder climate? Overall just a beautiful use of space!!
   Comment   April 17, 2013
jademc75 wrote:
Dark living oom - My living room lets in little natural light and I need lots of light. How can I decorate to give the illusion of lots of natural light?
   Comment   November 20, 2012

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