Archives For Construction Process

This is the subject for today – a modern trellis, although more accurately described as a brise-soleil … a permanent vertical or horizontal sun shading device.

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Modern Fence – Details

Bob Borson —  March 22, 2012 — 36 Comments

Because more and more of our residential designs are about extending the inside into the yard, we want to design our fences to read more like walls. This allows us to create a visually pleasant and viably usable exterior area.

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Pool or water feature?

Bob Borson —  March 5, 2012 — 17 Comments

Pool or water feature? At some level it doesn’t really matter considering the role that this particular pool/ water feature has to play.

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Sexy Retaining Wall

Bob Borson —  March 1, 2012 — 28 Comments

Retaining walls are boring, lets be honest about that shall we? But with a little bit of thought, you can make this beast of burden into something that makes a powerful design statement. I will show you how.

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Job sites are dirty

Bob Borson —  February 23, 2012 — 15 Comments

All job sites get dirty – and it’s not always because there is trash lying around. Protecting the work along the way is always a good idea – even if it is a little boring.

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Documenting with photos

Bob Borson —  January 9, 2012 — 14 Comments

It wasn’t that long ago that taking job site construction photos were simply photos that were a necessary part of the process. The camera on your phone is a powerful tool and with a slightest bit of efforts, you can get more with less

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It’s the start of a new modern project and as an introduction, I’ve provided some details on what it takes to create on of our sets of construction documents – you might be surprised.

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