Beams and Columns: Part III

Beams and Columns: Part III

As the steel structure rises, there’s a changing relationship with the surrounding landscape. Standing by three slender Italian Cypress trees, one was afforded expansive views of the valley and a good spot to assess progress some 30 feet below. Now, the construction is at eye-level—and soon we will be looking up at a fully formed structure.

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Beams and Columns: Part II

Beams and Columns: Part II

Here’s a look at the basement and ground floor steel frame mostly completed. With the summer heat upon us, it’s hot work down here as the guys finish bolting and welding connections to allow the next level of the steel frame to be constructed. Corrugated steel floor decking will be in place soon, so that framing, HVAC, electrical, and plumbing components can begin in parallel. And that‘s when things really heat up.

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Beams and Columns: Part I

Beams and Columns: Part I

With the arrival of the steel beams and girders, this is the first day of the installation. If all of the pieces fit together without a hitch, we’ll have two floors and a roof-frame erected in the next two months. There are parts of construction that are detailed and slow to show progress, but steel erection happens rapidly and the transformation of the job site is quite dramatic. This building, is quite literally, on it’s way up.

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Built by Guild: Mediterranean Modern

Built by Guild: Mediterranean Modern

We're excited to showcase the finished result of our luxury Peninsula home, built from the basement up. A full description and photos are on our website, so come inside and take a look around. Just a word of caution, when you see the lanai, you may get the urge to sit down, put your feet up, and pour yourself a glass of wine.

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