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In the design of this home's yard, designers installed a statue inspired by Native American artwork, helping to connect the home to the culture of the land. Highlighting the statue are a few indigenous, flowering plants, adding color to the space, but not requiring much water, keeping the yard sustainable and eco friendly.
Form follows function in the HGTV Green Home 2010 kitchen, where a tower support column that bears 18,000 pounds of weight is incorporated into the kitchen design on top of the island's ruby red CaesarStone natural quartz countertop.
An extension of the living room, this courtyard offers an elegant outdoor escape. Club chairs and a sofa, fashioned from recycled plastic lumber, are topped with marine-grade, Sunbrella-upholstered cushions, providing cozy yet durable seating.
This courtyard's club chairs and sofa, fashioned from recycled plastic lumber, are topped with marine-grade, Sunbrella-upholstered cushions. The pliable, antifungal and antibacterial cube tables are fashioned from shredded rubber, then colorized with organically-mined dyes.
Three-way adjustable chaise lounges, fashioned from recycled plastic lumber and stackable for easy storage, feature a gray finish akin to weathered cedar.
The remodel of this home, located in San Diego, California, literally raised the roof on its design. The dramatic new roof structure includes a large photovoltaic solar farm and incorporated many recycled materials in its construction.
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