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July 21, 2009

Pop Outs Are Contrary To The Concept Of “Clean Lines”

One of the elements of modern design was the concept of “clean lines”. It’s defined by a lack of ornamentation. It’s one of the things that people do that really messes up the architectural integrity […]
October 15, 2008

More Fun With Wood – Geometric Patterns to Dress Up Your Carport

I didn’t forget the pillars and post and columns series that we were in the middle of. I merely got sidetracked. The carport in this Beverly Green Home is so much more fun than if […]
September 27, 2008

Pillars, Posts And Columns – Something To Watch For As You Drive Around In Vintage Vegas

I’ve always admired this front porch awning on a commercial property on Maryland Parkway. The brick wall curves graciously into the front yard and the 2×6’s are cut to match the curve.       […]
September 25, 2008

Geometric Patterns Are An Important Design Element In The Mid Century Modern Homes Of Las Vegas Design

This series that we’re doing on the posts, pillars, columns that hold up our patio covers, carports and awnings is about giving you some ideas about what to look for when you’re driving or walking around in […]
September 18, 2008

The Pillars Posts and Columns of The Retro Homes of Las Vegas

One of my favorite retro homes in Rancho Manor features 5 columns of block that support the front porch awning. They’re set at a diagonal to the beam that they support, and lend an element of […]
September 16, 2008

The Pillars Posts And Columns Found In Mid Century Modern Las Vegas Commercial Buildings

I’ve been talking about some of the great designs that hold up our patios and carports during the last few weeks. Today, I’m taking the subject to one of my favorite commercial buildings. It’s on […]
September 4, 2008

The Pillars Post And Columns From The Vintage Las Vegas Homes

Another piece of great ironwork design! And there’s a matching gate as well. These are from St. Louis Ave, in the Southridge Neighborhood of Downtown Las Vegas. Southridge was built from 1951 to 1953. I borrowed the […]
September 3, 2008

The Pillars, Posts and Columns Of The Retro Homes Of Las Vegas

And there’s support walls also. This one is 1×8 planks with an offset bias. It’s from McNeil, which is one of the most popular of the Vintage Vegas Neighborhoods. There’s actually 4 separate subdivision names within […]
September 1, 2008

Post and Beam Porte-Cochere In Scotch 80’s

We all love the exposed beam ceilings that often are found in Vintage Vegas. Usually we see them on the insides, but occasionally, such as in this Scotch 80’s home we find a  porte-cochere or carport […]
August 30, 2008

My Kind Of Column – The Mid Century Modern Neighborhood Of Paradise Palms

Besides that I love colorful eye popping colors on mid century modern homes, you know how I feel about the decorative concrete blocks. There’s 3 of this model that still have the original carport design on Golden […]