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Rue Group, Inc. / Kathryn Rue, Landscape Architect
10 Reviews
Rue Group,Inc.
Ideabooks43,424
Questions12
some grass for the kids to play on all in a very small back yard! It was a challenge but all was accomplished with beautiful results. In fact, this project is featured in the 2009 Fall issue of Luxury Pools Magazine
How much would a project like this range? We are brainstorming with plans for our own, but there are so many choices. I am worried about make some wrong ones. The ones that can't be repurposed. I Love everything about this look.
Hello! Can all what's done here fit a 2,500. sq ft backyard? Appreciate your answer. We just a property in West L A and plan to put a pool. Maybe you can recommend a pool builder who offers reasonable cost at the same time deliver excellent work. Thank
kind of dangerous in a couple of the areas. i.e. if we are having a party and someone bumps someone that ends up falling in the pool, the fall is n't your normal highth. my water line is 31" from the top of the coping. ive looked everywhere for answers and cant find any. do i need to put in a handrail
“Love this setup” — mezzat69
The Collins Group/JDP Design
2 Reviews
Outdoor kitchen and Fireplace
Ideabooks110K
Questions27
i love this project. I am a recent architecture grad and a new landscape outdoor living designer in Texas... Very curious... from the kitchen sink looking up... did you leave the metal exposed or some sort of tongue/groove woodwork?
can we get plans for this outdoor space?
Interested in kichen pavillion and wondering if construction plans are availible.Please reply.
What is the name and type of stone on the fireplace? We are planning the penn
How much would a project this size cost?
I would love to have this fireplace built in at my Huntsville Alabama home. are the plans for the fireplace available to purchase?
Just one more request for the paint/stain color - it looks perfect for a project I'm working on!
“Covered bbq” — Ryan Nichols
Hufft Projects
2 Reviews
Curved House
Ideabooks4,625
Questions1
The Curved House is a modern residence with distinctive lines. Conceived in plan as a U-shaped form, this residence features a courtyard that allows for a private retreat to an outdoor pool and a custom fire pit. The master wing flanks one side of this central space while the living spaces, a pool cabana
Love your deck. What material did you use?
ground, and that’s usually enough to deaden the black-hole effect. Doing this will also expand your perception and sense of space outward. You’ll be glad you did.
a home, it’s hard to think about the exterior and landscaping. But outdoor lighting is especially important when your home has living areas with large windows. Remember at night, from your living areas, any glass walls will appear as dark planes if care isn’t taken to light the area behind the glass.
“sunken firepit” — victoriatollen
CogitateDesign, PLLC
2 Reviews
McDonnell Residence
Ideabooks13,436
Questions10
Hi- this home is calling me. Can I buy the plans?
What is the size of your bottom patio?
was for a specific client who paid for design services. The floor plan is not for sale and I will not post the floor plan. The clients paid for a custom home and it would not be ethical to readily allow others access to their project. I hope you understand.
included in the budgets. It is crucial to the success of any project, to hire a competent architect and builder with experience in your project type. In addition, and very important, work with people you trust and get along with! Construction projects are inherently challenging and difficult- work with pr
There is no way to give you a specific answer to your question; there are far too many variables to consider which contribute to the overall cost of a project. In addition, it is important to note the difference between a construction budget and a project budget. The Construction Budget typically includes:
“Love it” — bknelms
J. Paul Moore Photography
Moss & Moss Lawns
Ideabooks1,274
Questions1
very little water once it's established, but it does not handle heavy foot traffic well. If you want to walk through it daily, plan to add a flagstone walkway to avoid damaging your lawn. Depending on the variety, moss is adapted to zones 4 to 10 and is native to most states. Growing tips: Plant it in the
very little water once it's established, but it does not handle heavy foot traffic well. If you want to walk through it daily, plan to add a flagstone walkway to avoid damaging your lawn. Depending on the variety, moss is adapted to zones 4 to 10 and is native to most states.Growing tips: Plant it in the
Moss can be recruited for use as a lawn, too. If you already have patches of moss growing in your shaded turf, take a cue from nature and consider replacing your lawn with moss. It can take limited foot traffic once it has become established.
“Moss!!” — bstump05
Bagnato Architects
RESIDENTIAL CHURCH CONVERSION
Ideabooks10,807
Questions4
Love this project! That outdoor fan on the ceiling ….
Who is the manufacturer of the celing fan….This project has so much taste in a little space wow!
I had the pleasure of walking through your home and was amazed what a phenomenal job you have done to blend the old church with new extension. Well done. I did want to know where the pavers are from and if they needed to be prepped in
Good luck with your project and if I can be of further help please do not hesitate to contact me. I would love to see the photos of your finished house or plans if you would like to send them to me. Kind Regards, Dominic Bagnato ARCHITECT
Hi, My husband and I are planning to build this mod
in Australia we always use natural stone and finishes whenever we can. They are timesless and last forever. We have used limestone outdoors on many projects and we think it is a suitable material. The White house & Pentagon in the United States are both made of limestone and look how long they have lasted
“Sink, table” — India Boodram
Suzanne O'Brien
11 Reviews
Hardscape Redesign
Ideabooks23,162
Questions12
with the planning. See what you and you family want to do in your backyard space and give your contractor a budget. They're good at getting in as much off your wants as possible. Splurge on important things so they last a long time. As long as you have a long term plan you can also do your project at different
Steve. It really depends on what you're planning to plant. Remember to also have your sprinklers address the the plantings correctly and it's a great opportunity to install the outdoor lighting while everything is dug out. Love to see the finished resulys!
Thanks for your response. That's exactly the
different times to help spread out your budget to get more. Good luck!
This is exactly what I'm hoping to convince my husband to do! Love it! Thank you for your in depth reply!!!
“Mines!!” — rtribue
Margie Grace - Grace Design Associates
16 Reviews
Grace Design Associates
Ideabooks110K
Questions15
Are there any plans we can follow? Items suggested or required?
I just want to build one and I'd like to know if there is a step by step plan that I can follow before heading to Home Depot! Thank you, Dena Stanley Leon San Diego, CA 92117
Do you have a plan we can follow? I just love
How is the stone bench built? Do you have plans?id it solid? Hollow? Frame in concrete blocks? How is the seating surface created? Thanks!
Hello, we are planning to paint wide horizontal lines (green&beidge)
get the "sense of place" that local materials bring to a project. Best of luck --- post photos if you wind up building a bench of your own!
It's called Yucca elephantipes. You'll want to do your own research on its suitability for your climate, site, soil, exposure, etc.
“Love this seating” — kdodgefamily
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