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Monroe Street House modern-exterior

Monroe Street House

A modest remodel and addition for a couple, a writer and his wife, a professor, this project was phased in two parts to allow for the birth of the couple’s first child. Phase 1 is a standing seam-clad addition to the existing house that juts
out into the rear yard, taking cues from certain trees and landscape features. The remainder of the addition is wrapped in stained cedar siding that flows seamlessly onto the attached deck and surrounds the precast concrete
dipping pool. Paint colors create a lively palette that, even from the street, provides clues of what the backyard holds. Phase two takes continues this bold color palette into the existing house. The kitchen was completely made over, with concrete countertops and floor to ceiling windows looking out to the addition. The existing bedrooms and bathroom were reconfigured to make the spaces more useful.

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September 3, 2014
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I would also love the pool details and typical cost detail! Awesome design! Thank you!
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February 21, 2014
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The metal is galvalume, made by Berridge:
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March 21, 2013
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Could you email me the specs for this pool please. I have an engineer who would like to design something similar for my Brisbane garden. email address is thanks very much..
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The entire project looks really great! Love your work.
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July 25, 2012
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That's what I thought. Thanks for responding.
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LOVE the pool-seems perfect for our very small Toronto backyard. Where are you located? Can I acquire something similar in Canada?
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April 17, 2012
ginimullig wrote:
What size is this pool? - I am wondering on the size of this pool?
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Oh, that's interesting :) I was wrong in thinking it was a spa then. I love the idea of a mini pool like this!
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Scott Lawrence
Dear Clayton&Little Architects-wonderful job. I am in Jerusalem Israel and I was planning on a similar pool but was going to cast it myself with poured concerete. Your idea is so much easier (if I can get the culvert made here). How did you install lighting?

Thank you in advance- S.C. Lawrence
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Clayton&Little Architects The pool is 8'x8'. Our clients didn't want a full-size pool, just a place for dip during the hot Austin summers. We accomplished this by commissioning a custom box culvert with pvc drain and pool jet inserts. We set the whole thing in place, plastered, tiled, and viola!
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