As construction progresses and we race toward the finish line, all the elements of this classic custom home are coming together. We’ve got paint on the walls and trim, cabinets are in, appliances are arriving, and tile work is nearing completion. From here on out, progress will seem like it’s in hyper-drive (that’s just the [...]
Any day that you might choose to stop by the construction site of the Egeland Residence in The Highlands (in Bend, Oregon), you’ll find a busy scene. Right now, we have a crew working on the roof, stonemasons working on the exterior, electricians and plumbers roughing-in their lines, and framers and carpenters working on the [...]
With just a few weeks’ work left on the traditional home we’re building in Tetherow’s Glen Neighborhood, the job-site is busy with finish trades. Finish carpenters, tile setters, and painters are working on many of the details that will give this home its charm. The finish carpenters have set up shop in the garage, and [...]
When we set out to build this home, we wanted to create a space that would feel fresh and open. Nestled into a quiet Tetherow neighborhood, this house is surrounded by natural views with a blend of native and designed landscaping. Large windows and outdoor living spaces create a connection to the outdoors and add [...]
Water is one of the most basic needs for life. Yet, water management is far from simple. In our desire to provide safe, clean water, we have developed complicated, energy-intensive systems. These systems are expensive too. Keeping the United States’ current water management system functioning will cost an estimated $330 billion dollars in the next [...]
Located in the Highlands, the Egeland Residence is a custom home located on a ten-acre lot at the edge of the forest, just outside of Bend, Oregon. Designed by Tebbs Design Group, this will be a truly stunning mountain lodge. This large six-bedroom home has many structural features and architectural details that are found in [...]
Building a home for the 21st century is an exciting process. Current construction technologies and designs allow us to build comfortable homes that make day to day living not only more enjoyable, but more efficient too. This custom, NW Contemporary home that we are currently building in Tetherow is a perfect example. Working with Tebbs [...]
Construction is well underway for this new home in Tetherow and we’re looking forward to sharing it with you during this summer’s COBA Tour of Homes. After spending the winter laying the foundation and constructing the building envelope, we’re now working on the visually rewarding things like painting and installing interior elements. One item on [...]
The latest in a series of Bend Bulletin articles chronicling the Desert Rain project, this article gives a brief overview of project parameters as well as insight in to some of the methodology behind the project.
In a little more than two months, we have transformed this small, dated home into a Contemporary Colonial Style home with lots of livable space. Located in the West Hills neighborhood in Bend, Oregon, this house originally had 3 small bedrooms and one bathroom the main floor, a largely unfinished basement with a small [...]
The foundation is well underway at Desert Rain, the Living Building Challenge home we are building in one of Bend, Oregon’s older neighborhoods. At every step of the way, this project involves careful consideration of the materials used, where they come from, how they are manufactured, how they will perform, and how they will [...]
The remodel project is in the last phases – soon it will be family ready. The cabinets are going in this week and as you can see, they are lightening the space up considerably. This house is in a great location – just a few blocks from shopping and restaurants on Newport Avenue. It’s on a [...]
Desert Rain: the first in Central Oregon to use Juniper as an Alternative to Pressure Treated Lumber
We have been working closely with Parr Lumber, in Bend, to identify and source an alternative to Pressure Treated (PT) Lumber for the Desert Rain Project. This Living Building Challenge project has pushed us and out suppliers to look at every aspect of building in a new way. Traditionally, PT is used for under-floor framing (areas [...]
Are you considering remodeling your home? Or dreaming about building a new custom home? We recommend starting an idea book – a collection of images from magazine, websites, your own photos. Dream big. Look at the details. As you collect different images, your own personal style will emerge and you will start to identify design [...]
Remodeling at the West Hills project is progressing smoothly and we feel good about the revisions to the layout of this Bend home. We want this home to be comfortable with spaces that bring family and friends together. Our vision for this home is to give the main floor a more open feel. Access to [...]
Timberline Construction is excited to be starting an extensive remodel of a home in the West Hills neighborhood in Bend. Every room in the house will be updated, and many will be dramatically revamped. We’re pleased to be working with Christian Gladu on the new design. A Lighter, Brighter Modern Kitchen While functional, the kitchen [...]
The last few weeks have seen a flurry of work at the Shevlin House as the project nears completion, including the extensive concrete hardscapes which include a zen garden, patio areas, pathways, and driveway. The concrete has integrated color with a continuous, 4 foot cut-pattern throughout all of the flatwork. In some areas, an exposed [...]
Last week, we broke ground on the Living Building Challenge project, Desert Rain. It’s an exciting project that has been in the works for some time. The commencement of construction was an exciting step for everyone involved. Excavation is not an easy process on this project. The views offered by a site that is perched atop a lava [...]
Sometimes it’s fun to see just how a different a home can look over the span of a few months. Here are a few process shots: The Kitchen: February 14, 2011 vs. June 21, 2011 The Exterior: February 14, 2011 vs. June 28, 2011 The Living room: March 15, 2011 vs. July 12, 2011 The Hallway: [...]
Stucco is nearly complete on the Shevlin House. It has been installed by local specialist, Elite Plaster.
This week concrete counter tops were installed in the Shevlin House by Cement Elegance. There are custom, cast, concrete and are entirely seamless. The kitchen island and the hearth both have a unique ‘waterfall’ design.
The Cabinets are in! Here are a few early images of the custom cabinets built by Danksy Handcrafted.
As the design for ‘Desert Rain’ draws nearer to completion, the design team is finalizing a few remaining details. Envisioning what the end product will look like can be a challenge and for the ‘Desert Rain’ project, many of the finish selections are not simply being purchased from a supplier as is. The trusses are [...]
This week we’re installing drywall wall at the custom home in Shevlin Commons. Installed by local drywaller, Guy Pettit, the sheet rock makes it easier to see the space as it will eventually be defined.