Exterior renovations

Two exterior patio spaces were added to this mid-century house. First, the Entry patio was designed as a series of overlapping planes, creating steps leading to the front door. The mahogany platforms hold bluestone slabs as the walkway to the front door. The Entry patio is comprised of limestone tiles, which are used in the second patio that leads to the water garden. Off the Master Bedroom, a second set of mahogany planes create both steps and a seating area for the patio. The limestone patio steps up to the edge of the water garden and koi pond.
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Photo by Maggie Cole Architectural Photography. The remodeling of this Entry became a study of overlapping geometric planes, the horizontals of the new entry steps and patio play off the verticals of the siding and window treatments. The pattern in the limestone pavers adds a sense of diagonal movement which is echoed in the pattern of the storm door glass.
“steps down with stone” — mimgml
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Photo by Maggie Cole 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 existing house window. The diagonal of the limestone p...More
“French doors, colour, courtyard” — freyaalice
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