Mill Valley ResidenceTropical Landscape, San Francisco

Wood bridge over waterfall.
Barbara Ries Photography

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Riley Auten wrote:Mar 15, 2013
birtel wrote:Sep 6, 2012
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    Pedersen Associates
    This used to be the driveway to the old garage. Its completely manufactured.
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    Calm Lake Interiors
    The railings pictured here are very striking, who made them?
senseigurl wrote:Mar 31, 2015
jrudy wrote:Jul 22, 2013
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    Pedersen Associates
    These are Sonoma or Humbolt field stone boulders. Most any landscape yard in Northern California will have an assortment. The larger yards have the larger boulders. These varied in size from 3-5 tons apiece.

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"The two-story-high staircase was the perfect opportunity to build a water feature spilling water along the stairs," Pedersen says. He craned in boulders as heavy as 6 tons from Sonoma County and carefully nestled them onto concrete beds that work like shelves, allowing the stream to cascade over and between them."This kind of thing is easy to draw, but not so easy to build," he says. "You really have to compose it just right to keep it from looking artificial."

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