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Tree House-Kiawah Island contemporary-pool
 

Tree House-Kiawah Island

Photo Credit: Holger Hobenaus

Description: The owners of this home travel extensively and appreciate the great outdoors. Global travels shaped their desire for a home that embraces nature. The bridge connecting the sleeping and living structures allows cool ocean breezes to pass from the marsh to the front yard; decks and stairs to pool and terrace visually connect inside and out. Most walls from the street are solid, providing privacy, yet they open to rooms of glass, timber and soaring ceilings with views of Bass and Cinder Creeks and Folly Island.
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October 17, 2013
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We designed the pool with feedback from our client and then brought on a specialty pool consultant to help iron out the details. We were all very happy with the end results.
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March 2, 2013
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This home is, in fact, on Kiawah Island, South Carolina.
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September 30, 2012
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There are always rules regarding setbacks. It takes a trained professional to ensure that the design is within the guidelines established by the community in which a home is built. We work in many different areas, where the rules can vary widely. We have established a good working relationship with the persons responsible for enforcing these rules in each of the communities where we work, which allows us open communication with them as we begin the very early phases of design. You don't want to get to the Architectural Review Board and have major issues with siting the building or lot coverage. This is just one of the reasons you should always hire an AIA architect.
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July 8, 2012
boslaugh wrote:
Are these pavers or set concrete where the grass is?
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These are 2'x2' concrete pavers with honed oyster shells embedded.
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June 30, 2012
permig wrote:
is it hard for grass to grow around the pavers? Difficult to keep grass out of pool?
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I just want to say, kudos to the photographer. I don't know how he/she did it, but the way the light is captured in this picture is just amazing. The colors are vivid the whole way through. Great work and best wishes,
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Global Syn-Turf - Artificial Grass Supplier

cmwelsh, installation between pavers and around pools are actually the two conditions most apropos for artificial grass. Namely, inducing natural grass to grow in spaces that narrow is extremely difficult; maintenance is difficult as well; thus installing artificial grass therein would remedy both difficulties. Moreover, artificial grass is invulnerable to chlorine contamination and discoloration and doesn't produce the side effect of grass clippings getting blown into the pool.

permig, call us at 877-796-8873 or visit us at www.globalsynturf.comfor more information.

Here's a photo of Global Syn-Turf installed between pavers around a pool.

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A hot tub hangs over the pool, which in turn hangs over the path to the marsh. "When you're in the pool, the sight line of the water is at the top of the marsh grass," describes Anderson.
10. Think vertical. If you have a good view, take advantage of it. This elevated spa takes in the surroundings but feels private and secluded above the pool. A spa on a well-placed deck can have the same effect.
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Payment TermsEach company has different payment terms, and most have some form of system in place for charging clients for work. The payment terms state the amount to be paid, when and how it will be billed, and when it is due. There are two very common fee structures used by landscape architects:Hourly: Rates vary depending on the type of designer or landscape architect you are hiring. As with architects, the rates can vary from $50 per hour to over $250 per hour.Stipulated sum (also called lump sum): The stipulated sum, with an amount not to exceed, may be separated into percentages for each phase of design in the scope of work. For example, a $15,000 lump-sum contract might be divided into 10 percent for a down payment, 30 percent for the concept design, 30 percent for construction documents and 30 percent for construction administration. The payments would be due at the end of each design phase, as listed in the contract.

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