Contemporary Sustainable Block Home
Buried eight feet into the solid rock, the master bedroom is the coolest room in the house, maintaining stable temperatures all day and all year long. The retaining wall itself is make with a PISE technique - crushed rock shot against the bank using the tools and techniques of the swimming pool trade.
Architect : Juliet Hsu
Photo : Mark Luthringer
What Houzzers are commenting on:
exposed masonry block, industrial modern; | Steve: I like the finished concrete over the blocks. I though I would like the exposed block, but not so much anymore
Concrete Block and poured walls
3 Inspiration: I love the brick wall, it is both sustainable without sacrificng aesthetic, it looks beautiful and adds texture to the space as well.
2 Manufacturer or Installer: Contact: Location: Napa, CA 94558 Typical Job Costs: N/A - N/A License Number: insured Services Provided Watershed Block is the introductory product developed by Watershed Materials - a beautiful, sustainable, and resilient alternative to conventional concrete masonry. Watershed Blocks express the color palette and material composition of local soils that vary region by region. Individual production express the unique geological attributes of local sites.