Feb , Completed in in Biloxi, United States Images by Timothy Hursley The Biloxi Model Homes are affordable prototype houses designed for the Architecture for Humanity Model Home Program The program provides design
Aug , An external staircase on the ground floor leads to the terrace and continues up to a studio apartment on the second floor This space commands direct views of the branching canopy and the sky above Granite slabs for the toilet walls here are placed horizontally for the relative ease of lifting shorter slabs to
Jan , This may also affect the choice of porch flooring material depending on the way you plan to use the outdoor area Consider the height of the In terms of environmental friendliness, brick porch floor takes one of the top places, as the pavers are made of natural materials and are fully recyclable Brick porch
Sep , An outdoor ground floor will serve as a verdant social hub for students New lush green ground floor to welcome Tel Aviv University students by The new Center for Environmental Studies (CES) at Bishop O Dowd high school in California is one of the greenest classrooms we ve ever seen.
Fall Outdoor Decor Save For the past three years I ve shared our front porch decorated for fall Here s , , and in case you want to check them out Each year I try to add a little more and try something new This year I worked in a cabbage and wood slice I tell you what I m really stepping outside of my
Christmas Front Porch Save I finished up our outdoor Christmas decorations over the weekend In years past we ve decorated the shrubbery in front of our house and garage but this year I m using the baby as an excuse for scaled back decorations Kind of like how I blamed being super busy and tired (didn t know I was
I never bought anything, other than our indoor outdoor rug, for the porch because, let s be honest, the porch was in some state of construction the past few months, and they still have some things they need to fix So I figured we d just buy furniture and planters this spring when everything is, hopefully, said and done.
Sep , Consider this your guide to the ins and outs of great projects that can make your outdoor space the best it can be, from adding a deck and an outdoor pizza oven to repainting If you re thinking of adding a front porch or remodeling one, you ll want to know the right measurements for the most function.
Sep , The Allen residence is a two bedroom residence with carport and workshop on a small infill lot that incorporates environmentally aware construction The cathedral ceilings, with exposed laminated beams and pine decking continue to the exterior porches to blur the line between inside and outside.
Using reclaimed materials such as wood and steel eliminates waste from larger projects and leaves less of a thumbprint on our planet Green Design Patio with Concrete Flooring Another way to bring eco friendly green design into your space is to eliminate the green! Grass and water reliant plants and landscaping use
Nov , The Allen residence is a two bedroom residence with carport and workshop on a small infill lot that incorporates environmentally aware construction The cathedral ceilings, with exposed laminated beams and pine decking continue to the exterior porches to blur the line between inside and outside.
May , Public areas on the ground floor flow into each other and toward the outdoors A new large sliding glass door opens the lower level out to the generous plaza formed from linear concrete slabs with grass and pebbles interspersed No mow grass surrounds the front elevated entry porch, which begins the
Perennial Wood porch flooring will be among the many new building products on display at the Southern Building Materials Association Building Products pine, Perennial Wood is processed in the United States, eliminating the need for shipping wood from offshore sources, lessening the environmental impact.
Jul , Crunch the facts on gravel, flagstone, brick, tile and more with our mini guide to outdoor flooring surfaces Every room needs a floor, and outdoor garden rooms are no exception Paths, decks Take cues from the materials and finishes of your house as well as influences from the natural environment.
Feb , TERRACE The outdoor area was designed for both work and relaxation Wood decking orders the environment, together with porch furniture, shaded areas, a space for yoga and a grandstand facing the facade that can host small events, concerts and film screenings A mini golf course was also specially
Aug , South American architecture studio MAPA s recently completed Retreat in Finca Aguy is one such eco friendly example The beautiful square meter Sliding glass doors connect the interior to an outdoor bolt on porch that cantilevers into the dramatic landscape valley of Santa Rosa A rear walkway
May , However, bamboo s environmental benefits are not entirely clear cut While we know that the United States Green Building Council s LEED program awards points for bamboo floors, we also know that certain manufacturing processes, deforestation concerns and marketing myths are clouding the issue.