“In the landscape, we used native plants recommended by the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center,” Arbib said. “We used a grass they developed called ‘Habiturf,’ which requires less water and only needs to be mowed a couple of times a year, if at all.” JamesHardie Smooth Lap siding and Benjamin Moore’s “Iron Mountain” gray detail the home’s exterior.
Unable to alter the footprint of the building the Deams created a backyard living area that nearly doubled the home's living space. Photo by Architecture by Location: Mill Valley California by dwellmagazine
Set into the dense tropical foliage of Hawaii’s wildest coast is a house that goes with the flow by welcoming the breeze. Ipe decking extends from the actual deck to the home's interior. Photo by: Linny Morris