Category : SUSTAINABILITY

Living Wall Installation

Living Wall Installation

Living. Art. In the middle of winter. This is a Living Wall installation in Spokane, WA. This Living Wall is approximately 12′-0″ long by 6′-0″ high. The primary plant selection is succulents. It is one of many featured ‘art’ projects as part of a high end, extended stay executive suites hotel in Spokane’s downtown Business […]

PERGOLAS AND STRUCTURES!!!

PERGOLAS AND STRUCTURES!!!

Some conceptual, some completed, some under construction

Did you Know?…..

Did you Know?…..

  TERRABELLA is a licensed general contractor! That means we are licensed to build, fix, repair, create, mend, construct, oversee, direct and otherwise act as your personal go-to company for everything construction related from concept to completion. “Do you do driveways?” – Yep! “How about Additions and Remodels” – Yes sir “But what about my kitchen?” […]

Sustainability Tips for Homebuilders and Their Clients

If you are even considering having a home built sustainably, or you are a homebuilder with a client interested in sustainability, set those internet floorplans aside and START HERE: NATURE’S AFFECTS ON THE SITE: Which way does the sun move across the sky and, therefore, what orientation will provide the home with the best solar access? Where does the wind […]

Rainwater Harvesting in the Northwest

Imagine that rainwater harvesting could be turned into an art and given its place in the landscape.

Regional Landscaping Methods

So, it’s pretty easy to look at a book , read a magazine article or watch a show on TV and think, “Hey, I want that in my yard”. However, the practicality of introducing species of plants and trees, landscape features or even landscape construction methods that do not typically work well in our inland northwest landscape […]

What is sustainability?

In a nutshell, something is sustainable when as much, or more, goes back into it as what was taken out. Often the words ‘Green’ and ‘Sustainable’ are used interchangeably, but they are not. Something may be considered ‘green’ because it is healthy, natural, chemical free, or perhaps meets some standard that is relatively ambiguous in the […]