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September 13, 2014
basamx wrote:
What is the roof pitch on this house?
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kevin akey - azd architects - michigan
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February 6, 2013
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brigitta72
Thanks for getting back to me. The house looks amazing. We are doing a major reno on a westcoast contemporary in British Columbia. Ripping the roof off and changing much more to the style you built here. Your house was the main inspiration for the design. Did you tie the trusses into a flush beam above the windows in the garage? Thanks Bruce
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Clopay makes a commercial grade aluminum and glass garage door called the Avante Collection. Dealers located in B.C. www.clopaydoor.com.
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January 19, 2013
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Lisa A
More companies are making this commercial style door for residential application. I have one and it's the coolest in the neighborhood. Clopay makes one, Wayne Dalton, Amarr. Just google "aluminum garage door" and you'll find options. It is not inexpensive -- mine approached $5K installed but it makes a statement. Be mindful the more translucent options allow neighbors to know if your vehicle is parked inside or not. It IS nice to have all the natural light from the translucent panels but you can pick from a variety of colors and levels of opaqueness.
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I dont know where you are from but to me 5K certainly is steep for a garage door. The only way I could justify something like that is it is the front of the house. But you'd better keep a very neat garage !!!! LOLWrite a comment
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January 7, 2013
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kevin akey - azd architects - michigan
a custom cut tongue and groove - theres a 1.5" reveal cut into it
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It is absolutely beautiful! You do wonderful work. We are building new in Minnesota & our architect designed tongue & groove into the home, however, our builder is concerned with the weather (expanding/shrinking) that we will experience rotting underneath. Any thoughts or suggestions? Ours does not have the 1.5" reveal cut.
Thanks!
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July 7, 2012
vickyhassi wrote:
What type of siding is this - specifically! This is a gorgeous house!
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kevin akey - azd architects - michigan
clear cedar
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May 25, 2012
pattyespinoza wrote:
Do you have pictures of interior floor plan and back exterior?
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kevin akey - azd architects - michigan
not many but if u go to www.azdarch.com under the contemporary portion u will find it under the oleshansky residence
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April 7, 2012
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Omega mantels of Stone
I dont know exactly but here is something similar on this website :http://www.vertical-dimension.com/verticalD_natural_stone_veneer.php
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kevin akey - azd architects - michigan
el dorado cultured stone i believe
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January 26, 2012
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thanks!
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go to azdarch.com
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