Johnston Stromberg Architecture
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Patio

Rear patio with custom rain barrel and overflow trough which empties into vegetated planter. Vertical rods direct flow of water and also support plants & vines. Both planter and bench are fabricated from reclaimed brick & timbers.
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rebeccaig0719 wrote:
Beautiful - Where can I buy one?
   Comment   August 29, 2013
donahuemc wrote:
Where did you find this rain water mgmt system? - Love love love this system. Did it all come from Shift Space? Looking to do something similar in my front yard. How does it hold up in freezing weather? (I'm located in Chicago) Thanks, and WELL DONE!
   Comment   August 4, 2013

What Houzz contributors are saying:

Marianne Lipanovich added this to Just Add Water: Rain Barrel Magic
Add more functionality. Water storage and irrigation are combined in this modern take on classic rainwater storage. Rather than hide the workings, the storage unit and custom overflow tank are part of the overall patio design.

What Houzzers are commenting on:

rizumi added this to Outdoor
July 24, 2014
super efficient water use plus vine stakes
zhengz added this to zhengz's ideas
July 23, 2014
overflow system: vertical robs direct flow of water and also support vines.
margielynnj added this to margielynnj's Ideas
July 22, 2014
rain barrel
tytjaronda added this to tytjaronda's Ideas
July 10, 2014
Tony pot plant and back wall
Chris added this to Gardening
July 9, 2014
the water trough is amazing
tjol added this to tjol's ideas
June 5, 2014
bench, wall
gmmm added this to Exterior Ideas
May 28, 2014
very good idea for rain collection & reusing water
axetion added this to axetion's Ideas
May 24, 2014
Cool idea, r7un gutter to fence to water planters
mandk13 added this to garden
May 23, 2014
Add more functionality. Water storage and irrigation are combined in this modern take on classic rainwater storage. Rather than hide the workings, the storage unit and custom overflow tank are part of the overall patio design.
Paleerath Kaenkaew added this to ROOF
May 17, 2014
Gutter water feature
jamiekrebs added this to jamiekrebs's ideas
May 13, 2014
feature wood
lbvestal02 added this to Rainwater collectors
May 9, 2014
Trough
Casey Crockett added this to Exterior Ideas
May 4, 2014
Water tank
Jean Dolan added this to patio and garden
April 19, 2014
rain collection
geekychic97 added this to Green Cabin 1
April 15, 2014
water catchment
annabobiddly added this to annabobiddly's Ideas
April 15, 2014
Resourcing overflow water and brick design
rayhogg added this to backyard
April 14, 2014
Rainwater collection
sherimccarthy48 added this to Exterior Ideas
April 11, 2014
bench in concrete
444avocado added this to Landscape - Uphill
April 3, 2014
Vertical rods for climbing plats
blacklet added this to Outdoors
March 27, 2014
rainwater
Trollvegg Arkitektstudio AS added this to rainwater
March 24, 2014
rainwater collection 2
mapkelley added this to rain garden
March 19, 2014
way to fancy but very cool
nzdom added this to Outdoor
March 11, 2014
Edging/planters/seating for berry bushes
chasmac50 added this to Rain Chains
March 8, 2014
Rain barrel concept.
Stacy Thomas added this to Garden
March 4, 2014
water integration
Elizabeth Barlow added this to Outdoor
February 27, 2014
Bench
Maria Mowrey added this to landscape
February 17, 2014
great idea to for the front area that needs a rain chain or down spout. Collects into a rain barrel and excess runs off into a vegetated area. in a large rain event, excess to flow into a rain garden
clareree added this to clareree's Ideas
February 16, 2014
Water feature
jdollymoon added this to jdollymoon's ideas
February 12, 2014
rain barrel porch
jdcolfer added this to Aloha Lane
February 10, 2014
rainwater catchment
Ling Woei added this to ling_woei's Ideas
February 7, 2014
Rain barrel
hokunani added this to chicken coop & yard
February 5, 2014
functional rain gutter system - maybe could do this with a bunch of rain chains more spread out
Kelly Ridgeway added this to Kelly_Ridgeway's ideas
January 25, 2014
Catching rain and use around house
Franck R added this to Garden & Landscape
January 22, 2014
Material
eobatycki added this to Outdoor
January 20, 2014
Rain chains
jamvt70 added this to Gardening
January 11, 2014
LOVE the concept or the excess water going into a gutter which empties on to the rods. like a rain chain, but not.
kimbfox added this to Landscape idea
January 8, 2014
Rain Barrel
lizzycbh2 added this to lizzycbh2's Favorites
January 3, 2014
Great irrigation system
killa4luv added this to rainwater collection
January 3, 2014
This is what I'd like to do. Collect rainwater and irrigate it to my garden. This is very nice.
belindaray added this to rain barrels
December 24, 2013
Add more functionality. Water storage and irrigation are combined in this modern take on classic rainwater storage. Rather than hide the workings, the storage unit and custom overflow tank are part of the overall patio design.
mlopezgomez added this to mlopezgomez's ideas
December 22, 2013
vertical rods
doc_holiday added this to landscaping
December 18, 2013
Brick colors
rocketrose added this to OUTDOORS
December 12, 2013
Sleek storage tank - Fitzwater Rain Tank
jhawn added this to House look
November 15, 2013
Overflow out the top onto another gutter.
REDDY added this to anveshreddy's ideas
November 14, 2013
good
hdayers74 added this to hdayers74's ideas
November 13, 2013
Rain barrel ideas
Jamie Prather-Newton added this to Landscaping
November 11, 2013
Rather than hide the workings, the storage unit and custom overflow tank are part of the overall patio design.
Trish added this to Garden
November 7, 2013
Espalier
saraandscott2008 added this to Landscape Ideas
November 5, 2013
gutter w/rain chains for back fence or garden water feed
Kim Callaghan Brandon added this to Northern Cottage retirement home
November 4, 2013
Add more functionality. Water storage and irrigation are combined in this modern take on classic rainwater storage. Rather than hide the workings, the storage unit and custom overflow tank are part of the overall patio design
zcourtenay added this to zcourtenay's Favorites
November 4, 2013
Rain management
queensya added this to rain harvesting
October 28, 2013
great idea :)
lauredor added this to Gutters modern
October 22, 2013
gutter into water fall
mlmc69 added this to landscape
October 19, 2013
rain tank overflow design
kyle_robyn added this to Patio Ideas
September 29, 2013
Overflow for the rain barrel into a fountain or water feature? I kinda like this idea; however this example may be too modern for our place
Jeri Mitchell added this to Ideas
September 27, 2013
This would be easy to do...
gillespieza added this to Pool and garden
September 26, 2013
Add more functionality. Water storage and irrigation are combined in this modern take on classic rainwater storage. Rather than hide the workings, the storage unit and custom overflow tank are part of the overall patio design.
Deb Brown added this to Gardens
September 25, 2013
herb garden off kitchen - catch water
Susan M added this to landscape
September 20, 2013
interesting irrigation idea
ronspies added this to ronspies's Ideas
September 15, 2013
AFSC landscape
linha added this to rain barrels
September 14, 2013
Rain barrels
prana added this to RAIN CHAIN
September 13, 2013
Rain Chain
Student added this to sbrooks03's ideas
September 13, 2013
Rain barrel and overflow runoff
mschutte added this to Hidden Valley
September 6, 2013
Rain Barrel
sofiloli added this to sofiloli's Ideas
September 2, 2013
Trepadoras
rbkl added this to garden
August 31, 2013
look at this stunning overflow water tank display
fatemeh added this to f_hadjavi's ideas
August 30, 2013
... rain water ..
Eve Oswalt added this to garden
August 30, 2013
rain barrel run off for watering w/overflow
susan cimino breines added this to Deck & outdoors
August 29, 2013
fence
cuchiroc added this to cuchiroc's Ideas
August 20, 2013
Perfect corner height for watering plants
Wayne Wilroy added this to wayne_wilroy's ideas
August 19, 2013
Wall design
brens added this to garden
August 18, 2013
Rain tank
Hussain Nowrozie added this to hussain_nowrozie's ideas
August 18, 2013
I like the idea of waterfall
cpbmeriam added this to Outdoor
August 13, 2013
rain water irrigation
Deb Brown added this to deb_brown9340's ideas
August 11, 2013
kempebee added this to kempebee's Ideas
August 10, 2013
concealment
mdashack added this to mdashack's Ideas
August 9, 2013
Rainwater collection and irrigation
isodore added this to my future garden
August 7, 2013
great idea!!
whobbshome added this to whobbshome's Ideas
August 4, 2013
Rain
jvocinodc added this to jvocinodc's Ideas
August 3, 2013
Garden watering idra
cbl26 added this to cbl26's Ideas
August 2, 2013
Rain drain
Carol Frost added this to carol_frost's ideas
August 1, 2013
Rain Barrel and Irrigation
birdieputt added this to yard/garden ideas
August 1, 2013
rain barrel idea over by basketball court tied in with privacy screen
Hillsboro Design added this to landscape
July 31, 2013
gutter irrigation system
Sharon Moore Sinklair added this to Landscape Ideas
July 31, 2013
stones in front of garden wall
abrightdesign added this to personal
July 31, 2013
overflow of rainbarrel, fence and planting
Linda Nelson added this to linda_nelson's ideas
July 31, 2013
rain water
angiezoe42 added this to outside ideas
July 31, 2013
overflow from rain barrel
Kathryn Scott Design Studio Ltd added this to gardens
July 31, 2013
clever to connect the irrigation from the rain barrel
Mary Herman added this to mary_herman's ideas
July 31, 2013
metal rain collector and overflow device
melbcrane added this to melbcrane's Ideas
July 31, 2013
Rain barrel & irrigation
vee_oaklah added this to Exterior Ideas
July 31, 2013
raised wall for plants, trellis, privacy wall. with bench incorporated in wall.
lilingangel added this to Garden
July 31, 2013
Rain Barrel storage system
gazagi added this to Patio Ideas
July 30, 2013
interesting use of different materials, wood, brick, metals, stone
sherrydberg added this to sherrydberg's ideas
July 30, 2013
rainwater overflow wall
golfswing added this to Exterior Ideas
July 30, 2013
cool AND functional
krappana added this to HappyRock Backyard
July 30, 2013
Rain Container and irrigation
Keri Hensley added this to Products
July 30, 2013
rainwater storage/overflow
annakist added this to Outside/gardens
July 30, 2013
water tank and irrigation
indluyam added this to indluyam
July 30, 2013
wall
alsummerlin added this to alsummerlin's Ideas
July 29, 2013
incorporation with irrigation is essential.
tmonster added this to tmonster's ideas
July 29, 2013
Climbing options for the side fence??
Trent Balzer added this to trent_balzer's ideas
July 29, 2013
Add more functionality. Water storage and irrigation are combined in this modern take on classic rainwater storage. Rather than hide the workings, the storage unit and custom overflow tank are part of the overall patio design.
Jena Norton added this to Garden
July 29, 2013
Rainwater Watering
jltflrs added this to patio/garden
July 29, 2013
rain barrel
tgif66 added this to Castle ideas
July 29, 2013
permanent tomato/bean vines!
rosarioarroyo added this to rosarioarroyo's ideas
July 29, 2013
sitting areas water barrel
mirelaboss added this to Landscape Ideas
July 29, 2013
water retainer
iedudani added this to Gradina
July 29, 2013
daca avem prea multe caramizi
donnagardiner added this to donnagardiner's ideas
July 29, 2013
LOVE THE LOOK AND IDEA
midurak added this to Exterior
July 29, 2013
Bioswale
Lynn Parman added this to lynn_parman's ideas
July 29, 2013
Rain Barrel application
1barbet added this to Patio Ideas
July 29, 2013
rain gutter
kmar0099 added this to Backyard construction
July 29, 2013
Great Irrigation
Jackie Sundboom added this to J&M Landscaping
July 29, 2013
Add more functionality. Water storage and irrigation are combined in this modern take on classic rainwater storage. Rather than hide the workings, the storage unit and custom overflow tank are part of the overall patio design.
Arthur Nakata added this to pond
July 29, 2013
Rainbarrel
robertsinclair added this to robertsinclair's ideas
July 29, 2013
another interesting idea, rainwater storage
jimfrazier45 added this to jimfrazier45's ideas
July 29, 2013
rain water collector 8
jimmesser added this to Landscape Ideas
July 29, 2013
I like this rainwater system
skerfoot added this to skerfoot's Ideas
July 29, 2013
Rain barrel overflow
dutulica added this to Exterior
July 29, 2013
plantatie pe verticala la gard
jjchoi added this to jjchoi's ideas
July 29, 2013
down spout
Kathie Waters added this to outside ideas
July 29, 2013
Water storage and irrigation are combined in this modern take on classic rainwater storage. Rather than hide the workings, the storage unit and custom overflow tank are part of the overall patio design.
benitovioleta added this to Casa Nicoya
July 29, 2013
Agua llovida
nvani added this to nvani's ideas
July 29, 2013
nice
julie0911 added this to julie0911's Favorites
July 29, 2013
Add more functionality. Water storage and irrigation are combined in this modern take on classic rainwater storage. Rather than hide the workings, the storage unit and custom overflow tank are part of the overall patio design.
Rachael Dickens added this to dickens house
July 29, 2013
Water storage and irrigation are combined in this modern take on classic rainwater storage. Rather than hide the workings, the storage unit and custom overflow tank are part of the overall patio design.
cooperk2 added this to deck/yard ideas
July 29, 2013
Add more functionality. Water storage and irrigation are combined in this modern take on classic rainwater storage. Rather than hide the workings, the storage unit and custom overflow tank are part of the overall patio design.
KONST SieMatic - Kitchen Interior Design added this to nice design
July 29, 2013
Great idea
lusyl added this to lusyl's ideas
July 29, 2013
récupérateur d'eau
Marsland and King Interiors added this to gardengirl18's ideas
July 29, 2013
multifunctional
ybrona added this to ybrona's ideas
July 29, 2013
Rain Barrel
raynerm0 added this to raynerm0's Ideas
July 29, 2013
Rainwater
Barnet & Associates added this to 5. Landscaping
July 29, 2013
Rain and overflow barrel- very ingenious
ivanie added this to iv's ideas
July 29, 2013
rocco2434 added this to LEEDS submittals
July 28, 2013
Grey water collection
myhouseparkave added this to Patio Ideas
July 28, 2013
Great look for vines, very clean
sam4884 added this to Amanda & Sean
July 28, 2013
Rain collection turned floral watering
karenhanssen added this to Good Idea!!
July 28, 2013
wow
jjones25 added this to jjones25's ideas
July 28, 2013
Great Water Tank & Irrigation System
cammieh added this to outside
July 28, 2013
Cool overflow
valleriel added this to valleriel's ideas
July 28, 2013
Système de distribution d'eau ou simplement un beau support à faire grimper les plantes
gaelicwinter added this to gaelicwinter's Ideas
July 28, 2013
Rain barrels, rain chains
sigsaur added this to lawn & garden
July 28, 2013
Slick
Skip Norton added this to skip_norton's Ideas
July 28, 2013
Recycled water
Daniel added this to Garden-Patios-Water Features
July 28, 2013
Water storage and irrigation are combined in this modern take on classic rainwater storage. Rather than hide the workings, the storage unit and custom overflow tank are part of the overall patio design
rachellem added this to outside
July 28, 2013
460 Lassen St #6. It's near San Antonio and Cuesta. When you walk in the complex, you'll see a stairwell on the left - we're up that one. Look forward to seeing you all!!
rmmartens added this to rmmartens's Ideas
July 28, 2013
Functional
susan12540 added this to Landscape Ideas
July 28, 2013
Rain gutter along side of house to water plants under overhang.
Kathleen added this to Products For The Home
July 28, 2013
Water storage and irrigation are combined in this modern take on classic rainwater storage. Rather than hide the workings, the storage unit and custom overflow tank are part of the overall patio design.
melindakehr added this to melindakehr's ideas
July 28, 2013
cleaver if we only had enough rain to make it work.
ebaum added this to ebaum's ideas
July 28, 2013
fence
Tom Blanck Architect added this to Water Storage
July 28, 2013
Cool idea, though needs some aesthetics massaging
sococindy added this to sococindy's garden ideas
July 28, 2013
rain barrel
lauregreen added this to Rain Barrel & outdoor water accents
July 28, 2013
Function
kgo4it added this to Garden Inspiration
July 28, 2013
Add more functionality. Water storage and irrigation are combined in this modern take on classic rainwater storage. Rather than hide the workings, the storage unit and custom overflow tank are part of the overall patio design.
MRC Builders (NW), Inc. added this to Personal kitchen & home
July 28, 2013
Rain barrel
mmfrim added this to Landscape Ideas
July 28, 2013
Rainbarrel
cheronlucy added this to Patio Ideas
July 28, 2013
Just clever
postinopete added this to postinopete's Ideas
July 28, 2013
Cistern rain harvesting.
TALON Construction added this to hawke's ideas
July 28, 2013
Front of house or side near grill
howesboat1 added this to howesboat1's ideas
July 28, 2013
Like this idea
ilovedwr added this to Garden
July 28, 2013
Rain Barrels
cali1363 added this to : : rain barrels & cisterns : :
July 28, 2013
Ingenius!
cecimo added this to cecimo's ideas
July 28, 2013
rain barrels Add more functionality. Water storage and irrigation are combined in this modern take on classic rainwater storage. Rather than hide the workings, the storage unit and custom overflow tank are part of the overall patio design.
cali1363 added this to : : green thumb & such : :
July 28, 2013
Ingenius!
clacla117 added this to Rain barrel
July 28, 2013
Very cool concept
Absolute Flooring Inc. added this to patrick_quinn's ideas
July 28, 2013
rain water
colorarq added this to colorarq's ideas
July 28, 2013
Add more functionality. Water storage and irrigation are combined in this modern take on classic rainwater storage. Rather than hide the workings, the storage unit and custom overflow tank are part of the overall patio design.
olgah added this to Gardening Ideas
July 28, 2013
great idea!
Clark Moffatt added this to clark_moffatt's ideas
July 28, 2013
rain barrel watering set-up
lindylevin added this to lindylevin's ideas
July 28, 2013
Wall
cariegaia added this to for the home
July 28, 2013
barrel and irrigation in one
sunchi added this to sunchi's ideas
July 28, 2013
rain water storage and flow
Barb added this to Outdoor
July 28, 2013
rain barrel + irrigation
rdezego added this to Landscaping
July 28, 2013
More rain storage ideas!
jbleasby added this to Exterior Ideas
July 28, 2013
more rain barrel....integrated with garden
carolryan added this to carolryan's ideas
July 28, 2013
Love the rain barrel idea.
idlersrest added this to landscaping
July 28, 2013
nice chain water system
shoub added this to shoub's Ideas
July 28, 2013
Garden
clball43 added this to clball43's Favorites
July 28, 2013
Nice
Holly Homes, Inc. added this to Customer considerations
July 28, 2013
rain collection idea near adjacent garden for over flow
hwhite1986 added this to hwhite1986's Favorites
July 28, 2013
great water idea
davowright added this to Rain Water Storage
July 28, 2013
I like the idea of one central aqueduct feeding each planters elevated cistern. Each planter can have ample storage, an on demand on/off valve and over flow back into the main line as well as local overflow.
Nadia Kamal added this to nadia_kamal's ideas
July 28, 2013
Roof drain &air conditionrr
teschendorf added this to teschendorf's Favorites
July 28, 2013
Water storage
marielv added this to arnel's bel air
July 27, 2013
Rain barrel as water storage & irrigator
kittielea added this to Exterior Ideas
July 27, 2013
Can Larry do this?
muralikalkar added this to Muralikalkar's ideas
July 27, 2013
Rainwater harvesting idea
judykwaj added this to gardening
July 27, 2013
rain barrel overflow for irrigation
ku4me2 added this to ku4me2's outdoor ideas
July 27, 2013
Ingenius
jackrr added this to Garden/Exterior
July 26, 2013
Efficiency - collecting and READILY distributing agua to the garden. Plus it looks neat.
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