From Cinderblock to Mediterranean Style Villa

Episode CRB-2202

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Can a 1940s era bomb shelter be transformed as a Mediterranean villa? That?s just the dilemma that designer Don Hirsch is up against when he tackles the renovation of Greg and Caitlin Chapius? cinderblock house. Even host Dan Schachner is skeptical, but with updated materials, bright colors and a functional landscape, the house becomes the beauty of the block.


    • Landscape materials from Ed’s Plant World
      Stone from Eldorado Stone
      Planter boxes from Hooks & Lattice
      Stucco and Lotusan paint from Sto Corp
      Door glass insert from Entry Point
      Featured artist is Irene Wittig
      Iron panels from King Architectural Metals
      Mailbox from
      Decorative house numbers from
      Grill louver from Fypon
    • Don Hirsch
    • Derek Thomas
      Landscape Designer