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Lake Forest Residence traditional-entry
 

Lake Forest Residence

Designed by: Marco Romani, RLA. Landscape Architect
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Construction /craftsmanship by: www.thearrowshop.com
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http://www.romaniarchitecture.com

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alibressler wrote:
Can these be done in a standard front step rectangular look?
     Comment   March 15, 2014
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sanman0087
Great job Romani Landscape Architecture, I just closed today on my home and will use that front entrance patio design, with columns. Also going to put a walkway going to street with two columns with lights. I need to change the paint color of entrance door from white to a color that I'm unsure of as of yet. Thinking of putting shutters on windows to. Any suggestion or design, I would greatly appreciate. Here a Pic of home, thank you
Kind regards,
Johanna
May 12, 2014 at 11:38AM   
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Sanman - glad you like it. The best advice I could give you would be to hire a licensed landscape architect. Show him/her the pictures of what you like and they can properly design your front entrance and walkway with the right proportions and the right style so that it fits the character and scale of your home. Start your project off on the right foot...the design fees are worth it. Believe me, it may seem simple to just copy something you like in a picture and then hire a contractor right away. However, the contractor should only come into the project at the end... after everything has been properly drawn/designed in conjunction with a landscape architect first. Good luck :-)
May 12, 2014 at 2:31PM   
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sililiu wrote:
I like this entrance design a lot. Where did you buy the lighting? Thx
   Comment   November 3, 2013
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Terrific Design! Very impressive.
November 3, 2013 at 6:04PM     
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November 3, 2013 at 7:30PM   
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jross726 wrote:
Door - Can you tell me where I can purchase this door? Thanks!
   Comment   October 21, 2013
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Hi Jross - Sorry but we did not build the house itself. In this picture: we designed and built the front entry court, radial stone steps, pillars, bluestone walk, bluestone landing, and lighting.
October 22, 2013 at 8:36PM   
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Hemanshu Bahl wrote:
What are the dimensions for the columns - What is the length, width and height of the columns?
   Comment   July 3, 2013
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Hemanshu Bahl
Yes. Thank you for the advice!
August 31, 2013 at 12:12PM     
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You're welcome! :)
August 31, 2013 at 12:19PM   
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toiqdo wrote:
What is the dimension of the 2 brick pillars (under the flower pots)? And what is the size of the caps? The
   Comment   June 3, 2013
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Hi toiqdo - the columns are 24"x24" and the stone coping on top overhangs 2" on each side so that makes it 26"x26" on top. The height, as measured from the second step to the top of the stone coping is 26".
August 31, 2013 at 10:01AM   
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lmrubin1 wrote:
Who supplied the limestone veneer blend for the walls and columns? - We are designing a house in SC, and would love to be able to incorporate the same or similar stone. Thanks!
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corimatt
Will do, thanks much!
May 20, 2013 at 10:19AM   
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Your welcome. Its full veneer.
May 20, 2013 at 10:21AM   
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jesse108 wrote:
What is the stone on the 'floor'?
   Comment   January 10, 2013
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Hi Jillwilson - the stone we used here is called Pennsylvania Bluestone.
January 10, 2013 at 7:36PM   
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straus wrote:
Can the planters be purchased online?
   Comment   December 19, 2012
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Hello Straus - Yes, Its manufactured/sold by:
www.nicholsbros.com
Its a replica urn of a Frank Lloyd Wright design, cast in sandstone.
December 19, 2012 at 11:52AM     
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CRP Designs wrote:
what is the material used for both the walls and steps?
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rbcola
Very nice!!
November 17, 2012 at 12:50PM     
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Thanks!!
November 17, 2012 at 12:53PM   
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lkwind wrote:
Door color - Can you tell me the paint color of the door and sidelights?
   Comment   September 12, 2013
jorbur51 wrote:
Dimensions? - How wide is porch/door unit?
   Comment   April 17, 2013

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