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January 12, 2012

Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, CA that brings the outside in. We track the project from start to finish with future resident Michael Sylvester. Part 11, November 2011: Framing Begins.

Now that the ground floor concrete slabs have cured, it is time to start framing the house.

The garage acts as a staging area as more lumber arrives.
The garage acts as a staging area as more lumber arrives.
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The first batch of wood was delivered by Crenshaw Lumber and so now we are ready to start framing.
The first batch of wood was delivered by Crenshaw Lumber and so now we are ready to start framing.
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A view of the great room where the large lift and slide door system will be installed. General Contractor Peter DeMaria and framing subcontractor Daniel Arreola are reviewing plans at the workbench under the pine tree.
A view of the great room where the large lift and slide door system will be installed. General Contractor Peter DeMaria and framing subcontractor Daniel Arreola are reviewing plans at the workbench under the pine tree.
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View looking west from the great room across the courtyard towards the master bedroom and garage. The finished slab is protected from damage during framing with thermal blankets and sheets of plywood.
View looking west from the great room across the courtyard towards the master bedroom and garage. The finished slab is protected from damage during framing with thermal blankets and sheets of plywood.
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Looking towards the master bedroom and bathroom from the recreation room which is attached to the garage. The short wall sitting on the concrete base is the partition between the bedroom and bathroom courtyards.
Looking towards the master bedroom and bathroom from the recreation room which is attached to the garage. The short wall sitting on the concrete base is the partition between the bedroom and bathroom courtyards.
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A large steel beam is now in place over the opening in the great room. This span is where the large lift and slide door system will be installed.
A large steel beam is now in place over the opening in the great room. This span is where the large lift and slide door system will be installed.
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The second story above the great room will house two guest bedrooms.
The second story above the great room will house two guest bedrooms.
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Looking from the kitchen up to the staircase landing on the second story. The pine tree will be trimmed so that the walls fit snugly next to the branches.
Looking from the kitchen up to the staircase landing on the second story. The pine tree will be trimmed so that the walls fit snugly next to the branches.
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The great room takes shape.
The great room takes shape.
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The garage acts as a staging area as more lumber arrives.
The garage acts as a staging area as more lumber arrives.

The first batch of wood was delivered by Crenshaw Lumber and so now we are ready to start framing.
The first batch of wood was delivered by Crenshaw Lumber and so now we are ready to start framing.
A view of the great room where the large lift and slide door system will be installed. General Contractor Peter DeMaria and framing subcontractor Daniel Arreola are reviewing plans at the workbench under the pine tree.
A view of the great room where the large lift and slide door system will be installed. General Contractor Peter DeMaria and framing subcontractor Daniel Arreola are reviewing plans at the workbench under the pine tree.
Looking towards the master bedroom and bathroom from the recreation room which is attached to the garage. The short wall sitting on the concrete base is the partition between the bedroom and bathroom courtyards.
Looking towards the master bedroom and bathroom from the recreation room which is attached to the garage. The short wall sitting on the concrete base is the partition between the bedroom and bathroom courtyards.
A large steel beam is now in place over the opening in the great room. This span is where the large lift and slide door system will be installed.
A large steel beam is now in place over the opening in the great room. This span is where the large lift and slide door system will be installed.
The second story above the great room will house two guest bedrooms.
The second story above the great room will house two guest bedrooms.
Looking from the kitchen up to the staircase landing on the second story. The pine tree will be trimmed so that the walls fit snugly next to the branches.
Looking from the kitchen up to the staircase landing on the second story. The pine tree will be trimmed so that the walls fit snugly next to the branches.
The great room takes shape.
The great room takes shape.

For previous installments of "Dwell Home Venice," click here

 

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