294 Low Maintenance Designs Garage and Shed Design Photos

Feldman Architecture, Inc.
7 Reviews
Mill Valley Cabins
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it’s flat or up to 30 degrees sloped, it might be a good candidate. You’ll also want to think about whether it gets enough sun for you to grow low-maintenance plants.
That roof looks buff as a mutha, but I like the idea of farming on your roof. Nice low pitch, growing some herbs and such, opening up all that wasted space on the roof. Also all the benefits of green roofs.
the maintenance is a labor of love and not a constant toil.” Understanding site-specific microclimates makes plant selection easier and ensures a design will be more in sync with the site. Hook stresses that a plant palette naturally adapted to the environment is likely to require less maintenance and
it’s flat or up to 30 degrees sloped, it might be a good candidate. You’ll also want to think about whether it gets enough sun for you to grow low-maintenance plants.See benefits of living roofs
“Rooftop garden” — agxcd
ras-a, inc.
7 Reviews
driveway
Ideabooks1,964
Questions1
love the home design and the driveway!!
Small, nice exterior modern design, large open windows (hopefully facing south)
Looks low maintenance
Low maintenance yard.
Cool design!...House design
“Garage door from backyard” — liaj
Estes/Twombly Architects, Inc.
2 Reviews
Field House
Ideabooks914
Questions5
Gorgeous design! I absolutely love the contrast in materials.
If you’re serious about pursuing a low-maintenance, untreated, natural wood exterior, a good resource is the list published by the USDA Forest Products Lab. It classifies native U.S. woods into
long haul.Don’t look at the plan as a drawing, but as a home, and ask your architect or designer how it can be kept simple yet rich and livable.
Types of WoodIf you’re serious about pursuing a low-maintenance, untreated, natural wood exterior, a good resource is the list published by the USDA Forest
“field house example” — Mitchelville Real Estate Group (MREG)
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Shelley Gardea
Modern House Exterior
Ideabooks14,171
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Photo: Shelley Gardea Photography © 2012 Houzz Design: Kras Design Studio, 805.451.3172
Erin has an eye for style. I took the photos, however I suggest you get in touch with Kras Design Studio (805) 967-1982 to get an architects point of view to your question. His company is the one who designed this. Have you posted a photo of your house and asked for feedback from the architects on Houzz
Karl Kras of Kras Design Studio transformed the front of the home to give it a fantastic modern facade. "He turned a completely boring, flat, '60s facade into a kickin' modern presentation," Lee-Hawk says. The horizontal rich wood slats next to the variation in color tones in the garage door make for
poured-in-place concrete alternate with similar-size bands of turf. You have to admit, this is way more exciting than an ordinary concrete driveway. The design transforms what would otherwise be a utilitarian driveway into a delightful, graphic auto court. The horizontal lines of the architecture play nicely
“The facade” — omarlee11
FINNE Architects
22 Reviews
Mazama Guest Cabin
Ideabooks8,370
Questions10
We are interested in building a garage/guest house that would compliment our current home and setting. A design such as this is perfect. Please let me know. Thank you. Your work is beautiful and is just what we are looking for.
windows are facing south to let in sunlight (with a northern roof pitch) or if the roof is facing south so that it melts the snow off? We are trying to design a cabin with a view that is primarily to the south so we would like to do this style of structure but aren't sure a north facing roof is good for heavy
question. If you decide to have exterior stained wood siding, then a maintenance program every 2-5 years (depending on exposure) is part of that decision.
What can be done to have the same look on the wood but less maintenance? Thanks!
“Alpine Guest Option” — tallen1970
Linn Gresham Haute Decor
6 Reviews
Isle of Hope Residence - Bluff Drive
Ideabooks9,073
Questions4
client asked the architect to create an authentic barn and charged interior designer Linn Gresham with making it into a space that feels like a real barn loft that has been repurposed into a loft for guest accomodations. Linn's design concept is what she calls a "Metro-Barn Chic Guest House" equipped with
What is the siding materials? Maintenance required?
Lowe's also carries similar lights . . . or they used to.
the design & versatility of the building
Design of brick the gravel around
“style” — girlfriend1395
Schmitt + Company/Poor House
Studio and Office
Ideabooks2,791
Questions1
Schmitt + Company offices and studio on our property create an amazing solution to working at home. Design by Melissa Schmitt. Concrete conference table was heated with radiant heat mat to heat the space. Studio bookshelves created from salvaged timbers and large threaded rod. Photos by: Adrian Gregorutti
Love the color, garage door and windows and the low maintenance yard/patio.
I think Alexander could benefit from a design of this sort.
“Awesomeness” — scottlan
Amarr Garage Doors
1 Review
Traditional Steel Garage Doors
Ideabooks210
Questions0
Dual-directional woodgrain colors provide the look of natural wood but with the ease and low-maintenance of steel. Photo: Amarr Heritage Collection Short Panel design in Golden Oak dual-directional woodgrain.
“Finishing” — bally300
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