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Bernal Heights Greenhouse Addition contemporary-garage-and-shed

Bernal Heights Greenhouse Addition

Clara Rice/ Evan Bowman

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Annie Thornton added this to An Urban Greenhouse Overflows With Edibles
San Francisco’s Bernal Heights neighborhood boasts some of the warmest temperatures and best views in the city. Cowan and Smith weren’t growing edibles when they bought their home (a converted chicken coop) two years ago, but the potential excited them. A backyard orchid house only sweetened the deal. They hired architect Ron Stanford to revive the crumbling orchid house. After tearing it down to its foundation, he framed the new 125-square-foot greenhouse with recycled old-growth fir and added stock aluminum windows and a custom steel truss. Cowan, a holistic and food-based doctor, requested a walkable roof, now accessible by metal ship’s stairs. “The clients gave us some real trust. It’s a beautiful site, and they gave us pretty much free rein,” Stanford says.

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shironjenga added this to The Great Outdoor
last Thursday
green hse
keistle1 added this to keistle1's ideas
June 25, 2014
roof addition
deanager added this to i like
June 5, 2014
Back of the yard?
brookenojima added this to pool and garden
June 4, 2014
maybe a small greenhouse to protect edibles from critters for the back hill
yesyuruni added this to Rooftop Terrace With Little Garden
June 2, 2014
Bahan-bahan besi yang dipakai.
racomet01 added this to Landscape Ideas
May 27, 2014
Legrand, North America added this to Urban Greenhouses
May 21, 2014
This San Francisco couple created this greenhouse on the roof of their home out of an old orchid house. They use it primarily for growing edibles.
mlgibbs added this to mlgibbs's Favorites
May 6, 2014
zamped2 added this to Outdoor storage
May 4, 2014
2 story storage
alexanderbryan added this to alexanderbryan's ideas
May 3, 2014
solution for above the shed
alicejackson added this to alicejackson's ideas
May 1, 2014
roof garden
Nosipho Nkosi-Dlamini added this to Outdoor spaces
May 1, 2014
Green House
dakingston added this to Garden
April 30, 2014
ondeck added this to Home Office Ideas
April 30, 2014
interesting ideas. Also the stairs could be cool for ext.
bailey15 added this to bailey15's Favorites
April 28, 2014
Garden house
karen204 added this to karens ideas
April 28, 2014
kbadgerfan added this to garden
April 28, 2014
inspiremenow added this to inspiremenow's ideas
April 28, 2014
the amount of glass and possibilities of using recycled frames etc
Patricia Laursen added this to Arrangements
April 27, 2014
I love plants and glass.
vbrandonv added this to vbrandonv's Ideas
April 26, 2014
Greenhouse design
thekarenursic added this to house
April 25, 2014
like the metal ship stairs
Jordan Nance added this to backyard
April 25, 2014
victoriaelfersy added this to Ideas de Jardín, pileta, quincho iluminación
April 25, 2014
Huerta y paneles
Linda Costello-Hinchey added this to Backyard & Garden
April 25, 2014
Ideas for new greenhouse
nancyrobinson added this to Gardening
April 24, 2014
Green house idea - use top as well
ilovedwr added this to Garage
April 24, 2014
for area above carport/garage
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April 24, 2014
greenhouse ideas
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April 23, 2014
Garden idea
Sarah Flickinger added this to Del Oro Remodel FINALLY!
April 23, 2014
Roof access
Christopher Duncan added this to christopher_duncan7554127's ideas
April 23, 2014
urban greenhouse, austin ideas
Jessica Hofmeyr added this to icca's Ideas
April 23, 2014
Too cool
acay75 added this to acay75's Ideas
April 23, 2014
bettencp added this to Outdoors/ Garden
April 23, 2014
Green house with green roof
kellyfrink added this to Outdoor ideas
April 23, 2014
Apr 2014 Nice, simple outdoor staircase
gracefix added this to gracefix's ideas
April 23, 2014
The metal mesh above the glass ceiling will help protect from the hail storm.
Cayman added this to super garden
April 23, 2014
super garden
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April 23, 2014
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April 23, 2014
interesting. want.
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April 23, 2014
simple greenhouse from angle iron
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April 23, 2014
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April 23, 2014
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April 23, 2014
Invernadero usable dos pisos... Roof
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April 23, 2014
Garden view are
chadeb added this to Landscape Ideas
April 22, 2014
idea for roof top
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April 22, 2014
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April 22, 2014
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April 22, 2014
walkable roof
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April 16, 2014
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April 15, 2014
seantiff added this to Attached Greenhouse
April 14, 2014
stairs and garden deck, homemade quality.
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April 3, 2014
Karen Skoglund added this to outside
March 29, 2014
I could do this above David's shop trailer behind the house and have a garden on the roof!
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March 23, 2014
Roof garden on top of outbuilding
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March 17, 2014
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March 15, 2014
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March 12, 2014
top garden
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March 7, 2014
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March 1, 2014
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February 16, 2014
Green house
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February 13, 2014
garden area
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January 27, 2014
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January 27, 2014
Green house
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January 25, 2014
Urban greenhouse
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January 21, 2014
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January 16, 2014
Double deck garden
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January 13, 2014
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January 9, 2014
When space is at a premium use the roof
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January 9, 2014
Upstairs greenhouse
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January 3, 2014
Terraced greenhouse!
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November 27, 2013
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November 23, 2013
Awesome greenhouse
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November 21, 2013
I love this for my plants
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November 16, 2013
Exterior frame
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November 9, 2013
sun deck
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October 26, 2013
Cool looking creen room
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October 26, 2013
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October 16, 2013
Simple structure for rooftop addition
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October 9, 2013
Cool idea for those of us who live in deer populated areas
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October 6, 2013
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September 25, 2013
Rooftop greenhouse garden
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September 3, 2013
for extra space between yard with retaining wall and house.
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September 3, 2013
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September 1, 2013
External elevation
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August 31, 2013
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August 28, 2013
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Rooftop garden
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August 22, 2013
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