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Schwartz and Architecture

The most noteworthy quality of this suburban home was its dramatic site overlooking a wide- open hillside. The interior spaces, however, did little to engage with this expansive view. Our project corrects these deficits, lifting the height of the space over the kitchen and dining rooms and lining the rear facade with a series of 9' high doors, opening to the deck and the hillside beyond.

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xlnt wrote:
How does one adhere the glass backsplash to the wall a Nd what kind of paint is used on the glass?
     Comment   March 2, 2013
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Innovate Building Solutions
Good input on back painted glass from Accent Shower. Another option to the back painted glass to consider is also using high gloss acrylic walls. They are harder than the glass, easier to work with in the field while installing and usually a bit more cost effective. The back painted glass has the advantage though of being available in any color (high gloss acrylic is limited - at this time - to 6 colors).
April 5, 2014 at 7:42AM   
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Accent Shower Systems Ltd.
We have not considered acrylic for back splash. I would like to learn more about having it by a heat source,also how uv reisitant it would be.
April 5, 2014 at 10:46AM     
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n9anjum wrote:
Nice cabinet. What material is this? Is it wood or plywood or board?
   Comment   December 14, 2012
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January 11, 2013 at 8:06PM   
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Is it solid or veneer?thanks!
April 22, 2013 at 11:59AM   
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amycooks wrote:
who is the cabinet maker? Thank you!
   Comment   November 14, 2012
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Schwartz and Architecture
The cabinets were made by the contractor's cabinet shop.
November 18, 2012 at 8:24AM   
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Would you call the veneer layup "continuous bookmatch" or "center balanced bookmatch?"
March 12, 2014 at 10:37AM   
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jennwong wrote:
Curious about the ACTUAL hardware used? S&A did you spec it??? If willing to share the source???
   Comment   March 11, 2012
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Schwartz and Architecture
Yes we spec-ed it...I believe it is all Sutgasune.
January 12, 2013 at 1:19AM   
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shelbyroo wrote:
What backsplash did you use?
   Comment   July 26, 2011
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Custom Home Planning Center
July 25, 2012 at 7:49PM   
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It is a custom backpainted glass panel we designed.
October 22, 2012 at 11:29AM     
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shelbyroo wrote:
What is the hardware on the cabinets?
   Comment   July 26, 2011
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Sutgasune edge pulls.
October 22, 2012 at 11:30AM   
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Thanks. It's funny -- your kitchen was really my vision -- here's the finished product!
October 22, 2012 at 11:58AM   
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motherbear wrote:
What is the countertop material?
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Rebekah Zaveloff | KitchenLab
That is very cool...I'd guess concrete but it has a different visual texture than most concrete fabricator products that I'm familiar with.
April 6, 2011 at 10:20PM   
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Pietra Cardoza stone.
November 18, 2012 at 8:30AM     
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dwightk wrote:
Is a counter depth refrigerator better than full size?
   Comment   February 1, 2011
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Paul Anater
That's a judgement call only you can make. Counter-depth fridges tend to have less space inside of them but they look better in a kitchen. If you compare the average cubic feet of each kind you'll see what I mean. So the question is actually, is having a smaller refrigerator acceptable to you?
February 1, 2011 at 5:16PM   
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