Landscape Contractor / Design Build Maintain

JAN 2018

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January 2018 39 Contractor: The Garden Artist Designer: Terry Sims Location: Idaho Materials: Trex composite fencing product Dimensions: 6' tall x 15' wide Crew Size/Project Length: Fabrication – 1 person/1 week; In - stallation – 1 person/ ½ day Special Interest: Referred to by the contractor as the "Bendy- Board Fence," the goal was to create a screen for privacy off the master bedroom. They fabricated a powder-coated metal struc - ture to attach the 12"-wide boards to. Decorative screws were attached to each side and lined up with the ribs of the frame to give the screen a finished look. Contractor: The Garden Artist Designer: Terry Sims Location: Idaho Materials: Kiln dried cedar and the pre-fabricated lattice Dimensions: 6' tall x 6' wide (5 separate panels) Crew Size/Project Length: 2 people/5 days Special Interest: The objec - tive of this project was to screen a neighbor's roof and storage area without closing in the narrow width of this home's side yard. To do that, the fence panels were paired with broad leaf evergreen Laurels to complete the screening between the pan - els. The lattice was ordered from LatticeStix in San Francisco and then cut to fit. Contractor: Mariani Landscaping Designer: Barb Foster, Aesthetic Metals Location: Illinois Materials: 1/4"-thick weathering steel Dimensions: 6' high x 8' wide per panel Special Interest: This residence adjacent to a public park wanted these decorative privacy screens, fabricated by Aesthetic Metals, to block some of the activity. The steel was al - lowed to rust naturally. Right Above and Inset Above

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