Cathy Schwabe Architecture
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Addition/Remodel of Historic House in Palo Alto contemporary-deck

Addition/Remodel of Historic House in Palo Alto

View from the addition towards the library (former living room) with new courtyard with deck between.
Photo by David Wakely. Contractor: Young & Burton, Inc.

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October 5, 2013
jozug wrote:
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Cathy Schwabe Architecture
Thanks for the questions --
The wood siding is a western red cedar ship lap that was stained with a semi- solid stain by Cabots - the color is Navajo White. This is also the name of the color of the white paint which was used on the windows + trim. Paint is by Benjamin Moore.
The gutters + downspouts were painted to match the stain used on the shingle walls on the house - slate gray, semi solid, also by Cabots.
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April 28, 2013
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Patrick Foulke
Looks great. Could you tell me the sliding door system you used?
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Cathy Schwabe Architecture
Hi Patrick --
I am just seeing your question -- in a random scroll to look at current Houzz activity on my site. For some reason comments embedded inside discussions don't always get to us in an obvious manner -- hence my delay.
First -- thanks for the compliment.
And now for your question - the doors are sliding aluminum doors by Fleetwood -- these ones are set on the outside of the building wall and they telescope slide into a pocket built over the exterior wall. There is one long track -- rather wide - for 3 equal door panels and 2 equal screen panels. When the panels are ported - they are concealed in the "housing" .
Great doors --
thanks for the question.
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