In order to meld with the clean lines of this contemporary Boulder residence, lights were detailed such that they float each step at night. This hidden lighting detail was the perfect complement to the cascading hardscape.
Architect: Mosaic Architects, Boulder Colorado
Landscape Architect: R Design, Denver Colorado
Photographer: Jim Bartsch Photography
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What Houzz contributors are saying:
Show the way to go homeThese steps couldn’t be any more welcoming on a dark night. They were specially made to incorporate strips of light that make them look as though they’re floating. Be aware that any outdoor lighting that will be exposed to rain or snow requires a wet-location rating, so make sure you seek professional advice.Here’s how to light the front of your house
For even better illumination, linear LED strip lights under stair treads push light down onto the steps and keep the focus in the right place.Check out these smart ways to use LED strip lighting
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I like the warmth of the materials.