116 building retaining wall step Midcentury Home Design Photos

Jeffrey Gordon Smith Landscape Architecture
4 Reviews
Bonifield Residence
Ideabooks6,850
Questions4
How thick are these walls? Did you color the cement? Love the look.
Can you please explain how the concrete wall was made?
particular the finish? I have a bare block wall that I am trying to learn how to render in a polished concrete type effect but cannot find a way to do it. Thanks
If stone walls are too expensive, we also like this wall, but it depends on which style the yard is, of course.
Stucco garden walls - use plain building pavers
used with the steps, levels... adding consistency, or perhaps we do these up close for landscape and still do the barn trough style for the more casual vegetable gardens further down
modern looks with cement retaining walls
stain and/or sealer, and KAZAM! you've got modern retaining walls.
“Nice repetition of shapes” — William H. Smith, ASLA
CCI Renovations
8 Reviews
Canterbury
Ideabooks5,567
Questions1
wow's you from every angle. The front yard of the home was completely stripped away and and rebuilt from the curbside up to the home. Extensive retaining walls married with wooden stair and landing elements complement the overall look of the home.
walls in front in lieu of gradual climb
need light shining down on steps
Stairs as part of the retaining wall
“front yard” — debvopni
Sharyn Cairns
Tracie Ellis' Home
Ideabooks2,969
Questions3
Excellent Modern front porch with retaining wall!
could do a cement wall over by the retaining wall instead of wood decking, or more cement along the patio on the back side, maybe step it down towards the woods
building different zones with different materials
step idea? maybe just a large concrete slab that has stairs
4 steps no wrap...no porch roof but large patio at top of steps to help blend in,,...
steps to even out terrain with
looms large in front yards, but that’s not all they offer. Consider bringing some gardening and outdoor living front and center. Instead of building that back deck, build a front deck if that would work for your yard. Thinking of adding raised beds? Line your sunny entry so you have fresh produce on your
“Stairs” — Nikol Horvatt Rorvik
Laidlaw Schultz architects
Exterior
Ideabooks4,209
Questions3
example of build up w retaining walls and back fill
Cement wall - looks like wood?
Concrete, stone retaining wall, plant bed
upper floor/retaining wall
Grey cement retaining wall
low concrete retaining walls/planters
Plaster walls...retaining walls...Wall different...retaining wall...concrete wall
“plants” — bvaloe
Allwood Construction Inc
10 Reviews
Modern Lifestyle
Ideabooks4,968
Questions5
Who makes the wall lights in the retaining wall?
Like how steps goto house with the planters
wood hot tub and concrete walls
through retaining walls
Retaining walls andsteps
Cement retaining walls.
House entrance steps n lights
concrete steps...Walls. Large slider...Lights in the Wall?...concrete pony walls...steps with lighting...Wall lighting...patio steps...steps, lights...Lights in steps...Gallery wall...concrete step...concrete wall...glass wall
“Concrete walls, stairs with lights/planters” — rjcasey
Patricia B. Warren, AIA Warren Architecture, LLC
13 Reviews
Mid century House
Ideabooks4,852
Questions4
Architectural Photography. The addition of the Privacy wall at the left of the new French doors provides a very tranquil retreat for the new patio area. The geometry is strong, here rectilinear shapes are seen in the openings at the top of the wall and in the muntins of the French doors, tying into the
What is the exterior wall siding called? Industry name?
cute and I know how to build these chairs
set up of steps going onto patio
steps down from door to stone patio
“Built in Privacy screen off bedroom French doors! Yes! And small deck to small it ting area- think m” — trac67
Hagan Architects, Inc.
2 Reviews
Decatur Contemporary Renovation
Ideabooks7,612
Questions6
The deck is about 5' deep and 15' wide, with a 14" step. However, the final size of the deck was created to fit a number of important on-site conditions - in this case, the precise size of the deck wasn't
widen steps like this to back yard from French doors
deck and step. no rails
the storage shed and step down onto a concrete patio
IM NOT SURE IF I LIKE THIS LOOK OF ONLY THE STEPS BEING WOOD
LOVE the idea of building in some kind of storage back there
Hagan treated the back of the house similarly to the front, opening it up with a glass wall and door. He framed the glass opening with wood and defined an outdoor space through an elevated surface, in this case wood and without a trellis. Here there is an extension of the wood frame on the side that
“Deck, simple” — vivianavct
Jeffrey Gordon Smith Landscape Architecture
4 Reviews
Bonifield Residence
Ideabooks2,576
Questions4
I'm building raised beds in my yard. What are some unique and cool material ideas and suggestions?
edge. ... ... ... And of course, there is always stone, concrete, stucco, and other hard building materials. Your planters can almost double as seat walls or be incorporated into a hillside retaining wall. ... ...
option. Wooden boxes are attractive, but you're limited to square or rectangular boxes, they can rot, and they take some time to put together. You can build concrete planter boxes and make different sizes and shapes. The blocks come in a lot of different colors, too and they are easy to move around. There
Use for wall build, garden planters, etc.
Pea gravel, mulch and stepping stone mix
“raised planters” — sdkowale
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