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Katharine Webster MLA, INC.
Terrace with planted joints
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This garden renovation was previously a blighted construction site. Three terrace levels were manipulated on a tricky, compact site. Linear strips of Isotoma were planted to create a living rug and visual interest for the deck viewing above. A spa was set into an Ipe deck. PHoto credit: Meg Messina
Where did you get the tub, I am planning to do a very similar project home.
option to concrete which adds some greenery - like that it leads to simple deck
I like its relation to the perceived home. Nice use of negative/living space.
my hot tub needs serious improving
“The balance” — magickroll
Modern Landscape
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inexpensive, while the latter is more elegant and pricier. Pros: Cinderblock is very inexpensive and widely available; you can purchase it at home improvement stores or building supply stores. It can fit a wide range of aesthetics, from rustic to urban to elegant, depending on the application. It's also
Capping the block really improves the look
do solo. Cost: There are a few different styles of cinderblock; materials alone cost about $9 to $15 per square foot. If you hire a professional and add a cap stone and a surface treatment like stucco, plan on triple that cost.
concrete planters at home which isn't super modern
and inexpensive, while the latter is more elegant and pricier.Pros: Cinderblock is very inexpensive and widely available; you can purchase it at home improvement stores or building supply stores. It can fit a wide range of aesthetics, from rustic to urban to elegant, depending on the application. It's also
“concrete walls with tile cap” — mpartin
Genus Loci Ecological Landscapes Inc.
8 Reviews
Outdoor Dining Terrace
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be seeded (not shown in this picture taken immediately after project completion). The limited base may result in some shifting over time, though the site is located on a sandy, well drained soil, which means that the stones will be less prone to frost heave and shifting. I would not do this on a clay
Horizontal fence adds a modern look
It’s worth re-applying mulch every year to minimise gardening chores … and maximise a relaxing weekend! If you use organic mulch, it will also help improve the soil.
2. Add mulchWhile it’s a joy to watch your plants grow and flourish, there’s no satisfaction when weeds keep popping up. After planting, finish off by adding
“Like” — anell
Boxleaf Design
3 Reviews
Modern San Francisco Living
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The hardscape is poured in place concrete. It was all formed on site. There was a glossy glaze applied to the concrete when it was finished. The rocks are Mexican Red La Paz decorative stones.
popular ways to color freshly poured concrete are using integral coloring admixtures or dry-shake color hardeners. In addition color hardeners can improve the surface hardness and durability of concrete. A range of colored pigments are available. Neutrals such as brown, tan and gray tend to be less subject
popular ways to color freshly poured concrete are using integral coloring admixtures or dry-shake color hardeners. In addition color hardeners can improve the surface hardness and durability of concrete. A range of colored pigments are available. Neutrals such as brown, tan and gray tend to be less subject
“Patio” — saylen
MTLA- Mark Tessier Landscape Architecture
1 Review
Ten Residence
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for this modest home and garden, located on a tree-lined street in Culver City, was to create a family-friendly, versatile, sustainable outdoor environment that grew with the rapidly changing needs of the owners, their three children and their close-knit community. This became the site of the "Neighborhood
Thanks for the question. The pavers for this residence are site specific and cast in place.
hanging lanterns add a neat touch
This outdoor seating area in a Culver City, California, home has been brought to life with round lanterns in a variety of sizes. The white is fresh and modern, and it's no surprise that this space is a neighborhood
“chairs to put along wall” — kavitaf
Ignacio Salas-Humara Architect LLC
1 Review
Pivot Pad, Ignacio Salas-Humara Architect
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Great use of materials, improves view without excess use of wood, clean lines great solution.
together to avoid a cable’s landing in the joint between boards.The cabling reminds me of boat rigging and is an especially nice reference point for homes near the water.
The owners of this small modern home were so sensitive to its surroundings that the deck was built around a tree on the site. While the budget for the home was tight, the owners sprung for two Eames rockers — a worthy investment.
“railing” — julieamelia
Siemasko + Verbridge
13 Reviews
Hesperus
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Built on the former site of a casino, this residence reflects the client's desire to have a home that is welcoming to family members and friends while complementing the historic site on which it is located. This home is formal and stately, with classic American detailing outside and in. Photo Credit:
Shall we add this view to your deck?
of a simple job I did down in Hilton Head. Sometimes that natural view in and of itself is so incredible... we as designers don't have to do much but add some paint and a chair to people to the view that is already there.
“chimney” — gallisinc
Resolution: 4 Architecture
Brown Bar exterior
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full-time home. Two hours west of Washington D.C., in scenic Lost River, West Virginia, the cabin is a getaway for a young family. It is completely immersed in the landscape and can accommodate up to eight people. Set into the side of a steeply sloped site on a concrete foundation the home boasts walls
construction costs, the client acted as his own general contractor and spent his summer months and weekends finishing the home. To educate and share his experience of building a prefab home with others, weekly and monthly updates were documented on his blog, aprefabproject.blogspot.com. Additionally, he has
module the factory can produce, thus maximizing the efficiencies of implementation within the factory, while minimizing the work onsite. The 2,000 sf home is wrapped in cedar siding and seeks to blend into the surrounding landscape. The Brown Bar’s spare lines and beautiful natural setting leave only light
“gray deck” — elenixx
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