Archive for September, 2010

rainscreen installation

September 26, 2010

open joint cedar rainscreen siding aligns with existing lap siding

building paper for color only installed over air infiltration barrier

battens run behind belly band to maintain continuous airspace

view of battens and siding at corner in preparation for butt joint

pre-primed rough sawn cedar siding with open joints

closed cell spray foam against underside of roof deck

previous entries on this project:

construction progress

under construction

tea house

September 23, 2010

boa nova | casa de cha | alvaro siza

construction progress

September 22, 2010

fading summer

September 13, 2010

summer retreat | hvaler norway | reiulf ramstad arkitekter

under construction

September 1, 2010

framing is underway for a new single story addition to a 1908 four square home in northeast portland.

the new addition will feature 8′ tall full lite doors opening onto a new deck, a cantilevered bay with windows on 3 sides, an open joint rainscreen siding system, and an extensive green roof.

construction is expected to be complete by the end of the year.  more progress photos to come.