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Mediterranean Terrace Ideas and Designs

Stylish Outdoor Living in Oakton, Virginia
Stylish Outdoor Living in Oakton, Virginia
Michael Nash Design, Build & Homes
2010 NATIONAL NARI REGIONAL AWARD WINNER Project Scope The owners of this 7,000 square foot colonial in Oakton, Virginia, were seeking a multi-level Mediterranean-style indoor/outdoor living space off the back of their home. They turned to Michael Nash Design, Build & Homes for a design solution that would include a stone patio, a second-story deck, a screened-in porch and linking staircases. While the structure was designed primarily for family dining and entertaining, it also had to accommodate periodic social gatherings of one hundred guests or more. To meet these needs, the project would include a fully-equipped outdoor kitchen, several serving counters with permanent refrigeration, and well-delineated socializing and dining zones. The existing home’s setting offered several impressive assets the new outdoor living area was designed to exploit. The sprawling acreage features old stand trees, wooded paths and a private lake. Beautifully landscaped, it unfolds as an idyllic panorama that naturally draws people to the outdoors. Challenges Since the rear elevation was situated on a slope that drops away from the house, the Michael Nash team had to raise the grade two feet within in a 2,000 square foot area extending out from the back of the house. Infrastructure plans also called for a sophisticated drainage system that had to accommodate a whole series of water “runoff” considerations to be integrated into the decking itself. Excavation included constructing retaining walls to bolster the elevated grade—which also had to support a concrete slab, the primary foundation for the entire complex. Solutions The ground level decking consists of a 2,000 square foot flagstone patio level with the home’s lower level doors. There is a decorative water fountain mid-patio—an ornate collectible acquired in Florida. Food preparation is concentrated within a specially designed semi-circular wall that creates an “outdoor kitchen” equipped with a 60” Viking barbecue grill, a prep sink, a warming drawer, refrigerator and appropriate storage. There is a granite surfaced dining counter with seating for eight. Wrought iron railing and approximately 20 decorative columns (some encasing steel vertical supports) are incorporated into the design scheme. Many of the columns house accent lights. The top level—supported by horizontal steel beams– is a 2,500 square foot deck constructed entirely of Trex decking. The open air decking is, again, directly accessible from rooms on the second level of the house including the kitchen, sunroom and family room. The platform’s most prominent feature is a U-shaped “kitchenette” with cedar shake shingle roofing. Like its counterpart one level below, the facility is equipped with grill, refrigerator and stainless steel cabinetry. One portion of the deck has been allocated for a 16’ x 16’ octagonal screened-in porch crowned by a pair of 2’ x 4’ skylights. The porch can be accessed from the home’s conservatory via a set of French doors. With its mosaic tile flooring, stained cedar panel ceiling and honed granite counters, the interior is elegant and calming. Hand-painted stenciling and a wall-mounted water feature provide distinctive detailing. Finally, the design introduced elements to highlight and reinforce an awareness of the lovely bucolic setting. Fountains and water features combined with textured surfaces and mosaic tiling and backsplashes to present a villa-like ambiance well-suited to the Virginia countryside.
Annapolis Eastport
Annapolis Eastport
Fine Decks Inc.
Inspiration for a medium sized mediterranean back terrace in DC Metro with no cover.
Apartamento turístico en Calahonda
Apartamento turístico en Calahonda
Lolo Mestanza
Reportaje fotográfico realizado a un apartamento vacacional en Calahonda (Málaga). Tras posterior reforma y decoración sencilla y elegante. Este espacio disfruta de una excelente luminosidad, y era esencial captarlo en las fotografías. Lolo Mestanza
ÁTICO RAMBLA CATALUÑA
ÁTICO RAMBLA CATALUÑA
The Room Studio
Proyecto realizado por Meritxell Ribé - The Room Studio Construcción: The Room Work Fotografías: Mauricio Fuertes
Design ideas for a large mediterranean roof rooftop terrace in Barcelona with a pergola.
Paulista House
Paulista House
Gui Rebelo | Architecture Photography
Medium sized mediterranean back terrace in Berlin with a roof extension.
Implementation of design projects cottage in Yalta
Implementation of design projects cottage in Yalta
Julia
Большой балкон с деревянным навесом, защищающим от солнца и атмосферных осадков. Для ночного освещения используется настенный светильник в форме фонаря. Ротанговая плетеная мебель в светлом оттенке дополнена мягкими подушками. Низкий столик со стеклянной столешницей. В целях озеленения пространства оформлена клумба с каменной отделкой.
Horseshoe Bay Lakefront Estate by Zbranek & Holt Custom Homes
Horseshoe Bay Lakefront Estate by Zbranek & Holt Custom Homes
Zbranek & Holt Custom Homes
Horseshoe Bay Lakefront Estate Yoga Pavillion by Zbranek & Holt Custom Homes, Horseshoe Bay and Austin Custom Home Builder Eric Hull Photography
Mediterranean terrace in Austin with a pergola.
Contemporary Napa House
Contemporary Napa House
Staprans Design
Napa family compound that celebrates the garden and family time. An eclectic home with colorful Moroccan and Venetian accents.
Design ideas for an expansive mediterranean back terrace in San Francisco with a roof extension.
Sater Design Collection's 6688 "Wulfert Point" Home Plan
Sater Design Collection's 6688 "Wulfert Point" Home Plan
Sater Design Collection, Inc.
Deck/Balcony. The Sater Design Collection's luxury, Mediterranean home plan "Wulfert Point" #2 (Plan #6688). saterdesign.com
Design ideas for a medium sized mediterranean side terrace in Miami with a roof extension.
Une mini piscine sur mesure
Une mini piscine sur mesure
Slowgarden
Un jardin Slowgarden
This is an example of a mediterranean terrace in Other.
Paisaje Interior
Paisaje Interior
Egue y Seta
This is an example of a mediterranean terrace in Barcelona.
San Francisco Spanish Colonial
San Francisco Spanish Colonial
Maria Haidamus Interiors
Maria Haidamus Interiors
Design ideas for a mediterranean terrace in San Francisco.
CHIMNEY ROCK
CHIMNEY ROCK
Harold Leidner Landscape Architects
Design ideas for a mediterranean back terrace in Dallas with a fire feature and a pergola.
Maison particulière & jardin, 180m², Parc Bordelais
Maison particulière & jardin, 180m², Parc Bordelais
L.INK architecture d'intérieurs & design
Pergola et lampions d'extérieur en Tyvek
This is an example of a mediterranean terrace in Bordeaux with a potted garden and a pergola.
Pergolas en Bois, ambiance campagen
Pergolas en Bois, ambiance campagen
Nathalie Odiot Architecture d'Intérieur
Salon d'extérieur dans la nature
Medium sized mediterranean terrace in Other with a pergola.
Oasis
Oasis
Burdge & Associates Architects
Design ideas for a mediterranean terrace in Los Angeles with no cover.
Villa Belle Epoque Nice
Villa Belle Epoque Nice
Quai 9
Anthony Lanneretonne
Mediterranean side terrace in Nice with a pergola.
Villa Terra di Luna
Villa Terra di Luna
Villa Terra di Luna
Inspiration for a mediterranean roof rooftop terrace in Florence.
Patio & Outdoor Living
Patio & Outdoor Living
White Oak Home Staging
Medium sized mediterranean back terrace in San Diego with no cover.

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