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Trendy one-story exterior home photo in San Francisco

Kikuchi & Associates Landscape Architecture

Trendy one-story exterior home photo in San Francisco —  Houzz

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kaiulu wrote:February 12, 2012
    artbylin wrote:February 13, 2012
    Natalie Johnson wrote:November 2, 2012
    Love the paint colors! Names Please.

    • PRO
      Kikuchi + Kankel Design Group
      My apologies. The house was remodeled and painted as a separate project and we did not participate in the selection of paint colors.
    • tennisamazon
      My house is very similar - our color is Storm Cloud by Sherwin Williams
    Martha West wrote:February 14, 2013
    • ddrusso
      Can anyone provide the paint color of the exterior? thank you
    • tiffany66
      Martha I think this design would look great on the front of your house. You just need to be mindful of the porch area and make it ample enough for circular movement of wheelchair and perhaps others. I agree that you should incorporate the ramp behind the front right planter being mindful of the amount of slope so that coming to the house will not be too difficult. Not sure if you will need a handrail depends on local code.
    pudgybaby wrote:March 9, 2013
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      Kikuchi + Kankel Design Group
      All the materials are Arizona Sandstone. The pavers are 1-1/2" thick set on a concrete base slab. The walls and mailbox are constructed out of cement block with a ledger style sandstone veneer. The pots are custom with a colored concrete additive to be complimentary with the adjacent materials.
    • pudgybaby
      Thanks - that helps a lot. Custom pots - wow!
    shsalay wrote:June 10, 2013
    What kinds of flowers are in front of the retaining wall?

    myoung11 wrote:August 7, 2013
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      Kikuchi + Kankel Design Group
      I am not sure if I understand you question. If you are asking what is the pink flowering plant directly under the trees, they are Penstemon, an perenial flower. The trees are Japanese Maples or Acer Palmatums.
    carleeb12 wrote:September 7, 2013
    What did you use for the edging around your flower beds?

    • PRO
      Kikuchi + Kankel Design Group
      Most of the time we specify Trex, which is a composite deck material. It is a flexible, durable and long lasting material. It's cost can be double of conventional laminated wood headerboard, but we have found that the wood will eventually degrade and need replacement after some 10 years. On occassion we will specify metal headerboards which are also durable and flexible.
    shellysaltzman wrote:March 10, 2014
    Deb S wrote:April 14, 2014
    guavayj wrote:May 23, 2014
    محمد عارف سبحاني wrote:November 18, 2014
    makeup_drawer wrote:November 22, 2014
    • PRO
      Kikuchi + Kankel Design Group
      The stone is Arizona Sandstone which comes in numerous shades. This particular shade is called "Buckskin" and it is laid in an "Ashlar" pattern on the paving
    • Lauren J

      Do you know if the house is also Arizona Sandstone and was painted?

    nancykinla wrote:March 18, 2015
    Very pretty front yard. What is the tree to the far right in the rear

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      Kikuchi + Kankel Design Group

      All three trees are Japanese Maples. The tree to the right is a Red Japanese Maple, or Acer palmatum 'atropurpureum'.

    mpearson1102 wrote:May 1, 2015
    Fountain grass and green edge both along the siding of the home...

    - ...anyone know what those rich green fountain grass and hedge are?

    woye wrote:May 19, 2015
    • woye

      sorry to bother you again now he wants the height of the platform steps but we are making a shorter version not all the way to the street but wil see first how it would look .

    • woye

      The height is 2 feet.

    lesshousemorehome wrote:November 12, 2015
    • Pecci

      Nah, I'm not in the desert. In a lawn it will probably be to moist for Palo Verde.

    • Pecci

      I believe more than the sun, the saline water in soCal is the main culprit. Not to say the afternoon sun won't burn the leaves. I have a few in pots and water them w/distilled H2O, and they do fine. They get AM sun only and stay burn free until Sept. There beautiful thru the majority of the growing season, and good enough for me. I live in zone 22. Here my daytime highs ave. 87 in July & Aug. I don't see the heat having much to do with it in coastal SoCal. They grow well in the SE and the summer temps and sun intensity have little to do with their success.

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