Tropical Cupola may be needed in the desert as well

Tropical Cupola may be needed in the desert as well

Dream Home 2008 in Islamorada, Fla.  Constructed to resemble Florida's Cracker style — wood-frame homes built throughout the state by 19th-century settlers — the home's deep porches capture tropical breezes from the nearby bay. Other

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Dream Home 2008 in Islamorada, Fla. Constructed to resemble Florida's Cracker style — wood-frame homes built throughout the state by 19th-century settlers — the home's deep porches capture tropical breezes from the nearby bay. Other

The key to comfort in the tropics is ventilation - lots of it. We used supporting earth walls as sparingly as possible. Big panels of sliding glass open to mimic the original concept of a Hawaiian hale. Open gable ends and cupolas keep the air flowing through the pavilions. Breezeways accelerate air movement.  The property is currently for sale.    Image © Art Gray

The key to comfort in the tropics is ventilation - lots of it. We used supporting earth walls as sparingly as possible. Big panels of sliding glass open to mimic the original concept of a Hawaiian hale. Open gable ends and cupolas keep the air flowing through the pavilions. Breezeways accelerate air movement. The property is currently for sale. Image © Art Gray

Features: -Include rod, directional set, spacer balls and installation instructions. -Polished copper with solid brass and copper components. Product Type: -Weathervane. Subject: -Novelty. Copper

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Features: -Include rod, directional set, spacer balls and installation instructions. -Polished copper with solid brass and copper components. Product Type: -Weathervane. Subject: -Novelty. Copper

1617 White St. $3,995,000 This splendid tropical estate rests on 25013 square feet of land and extends from White Street right through to Sirugo Avenue. The completely renovated elevated residence has ocean views from the cupola and rooftop deck and a dramatic vista across the pool and lawn to the spectacular waterfall. #CoryHeldRealtor #luxuryliving #floridakeys

1617 White St. $3,995,000 This splendid tropical estate rests on 25013 square feet of land and extends from White Street right through to Sirugo Avenue. The completely renovated elevated residence has ocean views from the cupola and rooftop deck and a dramatic vista across the pool and lawn to the spectacular waterfall. #CoryHeldRealtor #luxuryliving #floridakeys

Rendered Image for the Cupola area of Duplicable City Center - Click to Visit the City Center, http://onecommunityglobal.org/tropical-atrium-planting-and-harvesting/

Rendered Image for the Cupola area of Duplicable City Center - Click to Visit the City Center, http://onecommunityglobal.org/tropical-atrium-planting-and-harvesting/

A cupola sits atop the entrance, which has arched doorways on axis with a tropical garden.  Dominican Republic, Robertson, of Cooper, Robertson & Partners,

A cupola sits atop the entrance, which has arched doorways on axis with a tropical garden. Dominican Republic, Robertson, of Cooper, Robertson & Partners,

Mermaid Weather Vane Extra Large Three Dimensional Antique Copper and Brass

Mermaid Weather Vane Extra Large Three Dimensional Antique Copper and Brass

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