George Suyama has lived on Puget Sound in Seattle for more than 20 years. He owns two homes in the neighborhood – his main residence and a cabin he designed for himself as a personal retreat. Photo: Wiqan Ang for The Wall Street Journal
Several years ago we designed a Mediterranean influenced garden and home in Brookby. Its garden has finally matured enough to publish some initial pictures. The walls and garden courtyard were strongly influenced by my visits over the years to The Alhambra in Granada. Italian Pencil Pines and star Jasmine are combined with popular New Zealand native hedging to good effect.
Painting has now started on this french styled ‘mas-chateau’ masonry farmhouse. The Lime-washed solid plastered concrete and Boncote walls will be lovingly aged by an Artist specialising in paint finishes to give an immediate antique and lived in appearance to the whole project. More pictures coming soon as the painting progresses.
This masonry farmhouse is now under construction. Completion is expected in early 2013. It consists of lime-washed solid plastered concrete and has a systematized clay tile roof that is going on at the moment. Multiple roof forms, colours and details have been combined to create a ad-hoc feel and liveliness of a Provencal village in […]
10 March 2010 New Farmhouse for Clevedon It has been a very busy start to the year with a number of new houses and developments being prepared by out office at the moment. Pictured above is a new single level 556m2 farm house proposed for a site in Clevedon. It will consist of painted brickwork, […]