Nick Deaver Architect
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Walkabout Exterior contemporary-patio

Walkabout Exterior

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October 21, 2013
msandhu413 wrote:
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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
1 Like    Bookmark   October 23, 2013 at 7:57AM
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Susan Jennings
How were the beams treated?
    Bookmark   June 1, 2014 at 1:44PM
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September 17, 2013
msandhu413 wrote:
The beams look to be wood, painted the same color as metal posts? Than
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Nick Deaver Architect
The beams are steel.
    Bookmark   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
    Bookmark   December 17, 2013 at 1:14AM
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October 11, 2012
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how to create an ideabook?
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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.
    Bookmark   October 11, 2012 at 5:55AM
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thank you
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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!

kathleen deaver for nick
1 Like    Bookmark   June 5, 2012 at 12:54PM
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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.
    Bookmark   April 16, 2013 at 8:24PM
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October 18, 2011
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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
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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.
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November 20, 2012
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?

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John Hill added this to The Lower-Cost, Low-Tech Modern Home
The canopy shades not only the patio but also the large glass walls next to it. The primarily solid wrapper of corrugated metal gives way to a glazed expanse that is quite modern. Beyond the open living/dining/kitchen area is visible, as you'll see next.
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3. Design for uplift. Hurricane-force winds can pull buildings apart. Roof structures are particularly prone to being sent flying, a danger to everyone and everything around. So using the correct, and in many places code-mandated, construction fastening system is a must. From tie-downs to lateral anchors, from hold-downs to embedded connectors, the choice of fastener will vary by location and type of construction.

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steel frame
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corrugated metal patio cover
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Nice and simple! I like the big windows
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January 20, 2015
Not connected to the house but it looks connected. Simple and elegant
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Simple but good
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long patio like ours
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freestanding higher than other roof
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January 17, 2015
slope the patio cover back to the house with no tie into the orig. roof.
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the glass for the wall i should have that for our new houses backyard
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metal roof
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Corrugated wall with Tuf-Rib roof
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Metal roof
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I want this form my patio!!!!
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Metal ceiling and posts
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Large windows!
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metal patio
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self leveling ?
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rebuild of patio
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Detached patio cover
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screen doors
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Steel siding metal posts! Any upkeep?
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patio cover
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I really like the windows and the the lights and the cover patio
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solar cover
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what about metal roof porch
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Patio cover
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lighter materials but hard to create with cemenet deck in place
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Simple. Indoor outdoor flow.
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separate roof line
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November 12, 2014
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Deck and corrugated cover
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tin roof
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nice overhang for deck/patio area
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Steel posts
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north wall in kitchen
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raw metal showing for porch maybe/
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October 21, 2014
the patio is awesome
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October 19, 2014
Plastic cover patio
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maybe separate overhang structure?
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Potentially low cost
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If we did something like this is would be cool looking but it would shut out all the sun.
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sunshade plus covered patio
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Structure, fan
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Roof integration/overhang.
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covered patio (is detached from roof)
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corrugated metal
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patio cover 3
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exposed beams
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deck roof...
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I-beams for posts...they rust, or we can paint them. Love this walkway.
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covered patio
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Outdoor patio
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Corrugated ceiling
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simple corrugated porch
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Porch and windows
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Metal porch
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Zinc veranda
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Shaded deck
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corrugated metal at bottom of house
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ranch like overhang to create space and shade..
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Metal Detached Pergola
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like the patio and cover
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Covered patio
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love this patio cover
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Open modern patio
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Is this my kitchen & patio?
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Ton roof porch
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Tin roof
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Muy buena idea!!
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The cover porch
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Higher than roof / gutters
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Tin roof
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Porch idea for Frog Pond
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Metal roof
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Metal roof pergola
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Patio cover
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The roof line and the connection to the house
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tin patio with fans
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Cement floor
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Design for uplift. Hurricane-force winds can pull buildings apart. Roof structures are particularly prone to being sent flying, a danger to everyone and everything around. So using the correct, and in many places code-mandated, construction fastening system is a must. From tie-downs to lateral anchors, from hold-downs to embedded connectors, the choice of fastener will vary by location and type of construction.
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outside area
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Metal addition
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Porch idea
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Steel detached
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covered patio
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black posts
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What kind of metal is this?
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really cool idea for porch
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ceiling material ...probably cheap but modern
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