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Northworks Architects and Planners
1 Review
Thistle Hill Farm
Ideabooks9,190
Questions5
landscape. Because of the north-facing orientation, the house gets great natural light, without the solar heat gain from direct southern sunlight in the summer.The proportions of the new house are very similar to that of the old barn. The footprint, including the large north-facing porch shown here, is roughly
spectacular views across the stunning landscape. Because of the north-facing orientation, the house gets great natural light.The proportions of the new house are very similar to that of the old barn. The footprint, including the large, north-facing conservatory shown here, is fairly generous. The materials emulate
“Like the porch” — jvannoyruiz
Art House Developments
Putman
Ideabooks1,013
Questions2
Can you give me the spec for the split face block and mortar?
Split face cmu, cmu & grout color
split-face block in a beige tone instead of smooth-face block in gray. In both cases the mortar is only a hair lighter than the block color, giving both walls fairly monolithic appearances. Nevertheless the differences in appearance between each is certainly strong.
this house in Canada uses split-face block in a beige tone instead of smooth-face block in gray. In both cases the mortar is only a hair lighter
Compare the previous photo with this one: Both have large expanses of glass in CMU walls, but this house in Canada uses split-face block in a beige tone instead of smooth-face block in gray. In both cases the mortar is only a hair lighter than the block color, giving both walls fairly monolithic appearances
“Overall Design” — J. Dirk Studios
Altius Architecture, Inc.
North Kingsway Residence
Ideabooks784
Questions2
The glass wall facing the ipe wood deck slides away to partially connect the two spaces, making the house ideal for entertaining in good weather. The standing-seam copper
The glass wall facing the wood deck slides away to partially connect the two spaces, making the house ideal for entertaining in good weather. Gorgeous!
The glass wall facing the ipe wood deck slides away to partially connect the two spaces, making the house ideal for entertaining in good weather. The standing-seam copper siding over the glass gives the addition its distinctive appearance.
The glass wall facing the wooden decking area slides away
“kitchen” — Lydia Afeman
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York Street Residence
Ideabooks3,437
Questions3
and living area, the 450sf courtyard blends indoor and outdoor space through a pair of 15' folding doors. The Energy Star rated home is clad in split-face block and fiber cement board at the front with the remainder clad in Colorado Beetle Kill Pine. Xeriscape landscaping was selected to complement the
Thank you for the kind comment. The product is split face block from www.basalite.com, color: Ivory.
“clad in split-face block and fiber cement board at the front with the remainder clad in Colorado Beetle Kill Pine. Xeriscape landscaping was selected to
The product is split face block from www.basalite.com, color: Ivory.
“what about the split face block for columns ?” — Ironwood Residential Design
Doyle McCullar
4 Reviews
Dijk residence/ San Francisco
Ideabooks256
Questions0
filters heat and blocks views from a guest cottage across the small courtyard. Because the street-facing side has all the views toward downtown San Francisco, Marlatt organized the stairs on this courtyard-facing side.
filters heat and blocks views from a guest cottage across the small courtyard. Because the street-facing side has all the views toward downtown San Francisco, Marlatt organized the stairs on this courtyard-facing side. The door at the bottom of the stairway leads to the street.
“Polycarbonate panels blocking heat and offering privacy.” — shespian
Diane Bergeron Interiors
Balnarring Beach House
Ideabooks4,199
Questions8
Really like this for the house facing the view
The back for rear facing ocean view
A photo shot at sunset lets us see into the front-facing interior rooms of the house: three bedrooms, the study, a card room and a billiards room. Motorized Roman shades can be controlled with ease for privacy.
city home. But there were tears during the big reveal. They’re just in love with this house.”The above photo shot at sunset lets us see into the front-facing rooms of the house: three bedrooms, the study, a card room and a billiards room. Motorised Roman blinds can be controlled with ease for privacy.
“Hausstil” — joerg2965
Robinette Architects, Inc.
The Light House I
Ideabooks1,378
Questions2
covered courtyard--use in front of house facing east & south?
this example. This was an obvious contrast to the Prairie and Craftsman houses, which frequently had generous porches facing the street. This patio is similar to the private-facing porches or loggias of Spanish colonial architecture. The proliferation of air conditioning and private swimming pools,
“courtyard shape” — Justin Williams
John Maniscalco Architecture
2 Reviews
Sugar Bowl Residence
Ideabooks2,983
Questions2
We should try and match the facing of the roof to the colour of the door surrounds
summer.In temperate areas: Place buildings below the crest of a hill, facing south, for heat gain in winter.In cold areas: Place buildings toward the bottom of a sloped site to protect them from winter winds, and buffer the northern faces of the buildings with windbreaks.In hot, arid areas: Place buildings
“Balance of paneling and open space that is covered” — appenb
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