risa boyer architecture
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Modern Portland Landscape

modern backyard with tudor home in Portland Oregon
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http://www.risaboyer.com

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September 8, 2014
lerubin wrote:
Who makes the concrete pavers?
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Thanks for the question. The concrete pavers are from Mutual Materials.
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February 2, 2014
ummurray wrote:
Maker of french doors? - We are planning some patio work and replacement of a bow window with french doors. These are just the right size; would love to know manufacturer.
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Simpson Door Company
First, beautiful project, Risa Boyer Architecture. The doors referenced above appear to be # 7015 (Thermal French): http://www.simpsondoor.com/door-products/search/results/?baseSpecificationNumber=7015

Please let us know if we can provide you with any additional information. Best of luck on your patio renovation.
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Susie Sarlo
The paint colors you chose are gorgeous! Can you please tell color numbers/names and paint company used? Would greatly appreciate!
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November 4, 2013
evietvu wrote:
Where was the firepit purchased from or was it custom?
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I designed it and had it made by a local blacksmith.
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November 1, 2013
eflc wrote:
what size is that lagre fire pit and is it gas
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Thanks for the question. Overall the firepit is about 2' wide and 4.5' long. It is gas, there is an underground line run to it.
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April 8, 2013
houscom wrote:
Would anybody know the name of the flowering tree in the fore ground?
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courtneylakeo
The tree looks like harlequin glory bower..peanutbutter tree.
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September 28, 2012
Tracey Hudson_Solari wrote:
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jonhammer
Beautiful house... could you please let us know the exterior paint color?
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Lily Drew
Benjamin Moore Bear Creek 1470 mentioned in previous post
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September 20, 2012
ballanti wrote:
What is the grass like plant in the front, left?
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That grass is a Japanese forest grass called Hakonechloa macra. It does well in the Northwest.
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September 8, 2012
dr9164 wrote:
are the squares a stamped concrete on the second patio ? What color and finish was used and is there a sealer
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The lower patio is made up of concrete pavers dryset over a sand bed. They are not sealed.
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September 3, 2012
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This chair was purchased at a vintage furniture shop. I do not know who the manufacturer was.
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June 16, 2012
poohcorner wrote:
who designed the porch/patio stairs? - I have a small raised (20") back porch that I would like to extend into the yard to use as a patio for a small table and bench. My garage is locates catty-cornered off to the side of the back door approximately where the bump out on this house ends. Then there's a back door from my bedroom that directly faces the garage entry door.
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the porch/patio stairs border line should avoid hard straight.you could check in my some design pics.
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I designed the patio and landscaping.
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June 9, 2012
linorlevav wrote:
what color is this house? love the warm brown/gray tone and looking for something just like it!
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jacquelineandtada
love this color with the white trim.....thanks for responding about the paint color... awesome!
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tambrod52
Love the choice of exterior. Looks rich
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June 9, 2012
linorlevav wrote:
Does this fire pit connect to a gas line or does it use an alternative source of fire?
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There is a gas line running to the fire pit under ground.
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May 20, 2012
farryld wrote:
Does anyone know where to buy or get this fire pit table? - The black fire pit table is modern and sleak.
Where can I buy this?
Thank You,
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anahatajoy
SO great! Thanks! Way to go on your design. This yard is amazing. I love it.
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scout
So, what's the paint color, please?
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Karaoke party. The upper terrace would make a great stage.
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Everything looks better against a dark color, and if you restrict the palette, your space will look cohesive but edgy. Add a jolt of the unexpected — the wonderful pink chair in this case — and you've mastered the art of clashing.
2. Consider steps and pathways between outdoor rooms. Part of what makes outdoor rooms work well is the way you travel from one part of the space to another. Consider adding stairs, terraces, gravel paths or stepping stones between outdoor rooms. Or change the material underfoot — pavers in one area; pea gravel, concrete and grass in others.

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