Entry courtyard garden. farmhouse-exterior
 

Entry courtyard garden.

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January 19, 2014
oceanhouse wrote:
Can metal roofs be used along the New England coast? - I don't see a lot of metal roofs along the share line and wondered if the salt water may corrode whatever is holding the metal roof in place. Any thoughts? I am planning to build and my land overlooks a salt water bay.
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Dan Nelson, Designs Northwest Architects
Hi Oceanhouse,

We frequently spec out metal roof's on our waterfront homes.

Thanks for asking !

Dan
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Shuler Architecture
Hello Oceanhouse,

Metal roofs are one of the most durable roofing choices you can make. You can also look at some of the higher end composite roofing products but the cost of these products is somewhat comparable to metal. Be aware that metal roofs are generally 2-3x the cost of a composition roof. Metal roofs definitely add character to a building though.
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October 11, 2013
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Dan Nelson, Designs Northwest Architects
Thank you for your very nice comment about this project.
Seams for this roof are 16" OC. The manufacturer is AEP.

Take Care,
Dan
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May 15, 2013
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Dan Nelson, Designs Northwest Architects
We used 1/2 inch minus Skagit Grey crushed rock for the pathways on this project.

You can see more of this project on Scott Lankford's Landscape Architect's HOUZZ site.

Thanks for asking !
Dan
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November 25, 2012
susanrobertson wrote:
Whatis that thing called on top of the roof? Is it a facade?
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I love the look of a cupola and specifically would love one over my kitchen island--how costly are these to install in a new construction home. I know it would vary widely but for a simple one just to let some more light in--an extra $5k or more? Also, I'm guessing you have to be very careful with the construction so as to avoid leaks?
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Dan Nelson, Designs Northwest Architects
As you mentioned the cost can vary depending on how your roof is structured.

The best thing to do would be to consult a local architect about the feasibility and cost to build a cupola into your new home.

Thanks for the question.
Dan
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October 2, 2012
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Dan Nelson, Designs Northwest Architects
Hi Andre,

Thanks for your nice comments about our project. Every house is unique and needs to assessed independently for design ramifications. I would suggest that you contact a local architect to take a look at your entry.



Take Care,
Dan
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August 21, 2012
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Dan Nelson, Designs Northwest Architects
I believe this roof is Cool Zinc Gray by AEP-Span metal roofs.
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March 15, 2012
koppelaar wrote:
Is this natural cedar shakes? Will it weather over time? Thank you!
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Wow this is beautiful.......
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Dan Nelson, Designs Northwest Architects
The Western Red Cedar shingles used on this project will darken over time and will need to be treated with a semi transparent or solid body stain. The clients in this case eventually chose to use a red solid body stain on the shingles and it looks great.

I hope to rephotograph this home this coming summer with the red stain and will post those images on my Houzz site when I get them.

Thanks for asking.

Dan
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The landscape palette also complements the exterior facade's elements; medium gray gravel is hemmed in by lighter stone edges. Montana ledgestone column bases relate to the stone walls in the landscape; trellises, fences and screenwork are crafted of cedar.
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Segmenting a garden with walls and pathways reduces the planting area — and water demand — while creating interesting spaces and providing natural focal points. What's more traditional than a courtyard garden?(A huge shout-out to Ira Johnson of Rainscape Design in San Francisco for his invaluable assistance identifying the plant varieties shown in this ideabook.)

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