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Cascade Project: Renovating a private residence (overview)
By Al R. Young
the cascade project an estate in utah valley
From the summer of 2002 through the fall of 2003, Al Young Studios participated in the renovation of a private residence. Participation in the Cascade Project consisted of formulating creative solutions to design problems as well as creating and installing one-of-a-kind features showcased in the residence.
Faux box-beams designed, created, and then installed in the kitchen/family room. See more . . .
Botanical traceries for a bay window and a flight of stairs. See more . . .
A bas relief sculpture for the sun room. See more . . .
The facade designed and created for a craft room featured a Victorian style of ornamentation for interior windows, signage, a mural, and painted doors. See more . . .
Uniquely designed corbels accent the plate rail in a garden room. See more . . .
A dome, bas relief sculptural ornamentation, and an original oil painting turn a vestibule into a focal point. See more . . .
This commission focused on a two-story wall in the entryway of the house. Work included creating an original, oil-painted diptych; designing an entablature to frame the diptych; creating a gilded sunburst atop the entablature; designing, creating, and installing a fresco style ornament flanking the diptych; and designing, creating, and installing a scriptural text under the diptych. See more . . .
An original tetraptych oil painting is applied to two 400-year-old doors. See more . . .