Contemporary Pergola - This very simple, contemporary pergola incorporates stainless rods and stout posts and beams. The stainless rods were machined to create a very simple unobtrusive connection to the large beams.
This dude actually explains exaxtly how to build one of them, with different size options. Low cost geodesic dome greenhouse kit (Personal Note- figure out a way to camouflage it. Also figure out a way to heat it if necessary.
About a year ago I did a series of posts that showcased three parts of the design process. For those that struggle with how to start their landscape design this process is amazing. The idea is to arrange your spaces conceptually with bubbles, move thos