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  • n. A type of wood of the genus Tabebuia, similar to teak, used for outdoor decking and furniture.

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Examples

  • Ocean City Mayor Sal Perillo said that he could not ignore the potential long-term cost savings of installing ipe, which is sometimes called ironwood for its durability.

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  • Bags of peach prunings wait to be made into a thatched roof for the pergola that will soon be added over the ipe deck.

    A Peach of a Place

  • Fully cantilevered stair treads project from the concrete shear wall and shift from aluminum to maple to ipe, constantly varying the sound and feel of each staircase while allowing light and views to pass through.

    The Rantilla Residence by Michael Rantilla

  • An outdoor deck made from ipe wood connects to the cafeteria.

    Transforming a City Campus

  • There's more than 4,000 square feet of outdoor living space, including ipe decks and several poolside cabanas.

    Splish Splash

  • Mark Gordon The home, on Kauai's North shore, has more than 4,000 square feet of outdoor living space, including ipe decks and several poolside cabanas.

    Homes with Pools to Lounge By

  • Paul Dyer for The Wall Street Journal Ms. Joseph replaced the old redwood deck with a narrower ipe wood deck that is shaded from the sun by the roof overhangs and by slatted wood walls on the sides, allowing use even when temperatures go above 100 degrees.

    A Modern Retreat

  • Ms. Joseph replaced the old redwood deck with a narrower ipe wood deck that is shaded from the sun by the roof overhangs and by slatted wood walls on the sides, allowing use even when temperatures go above 100 degrees.

    A Modern Country Homestead

  • Once they decided to have a flat, green roof and extended the lines of the deck, they integrated the addition and the ipe-wood deck.

    Remodel transforms Reston colonial into a glassy, modern gem

  • The large 13-by-14-foot picture window is framed in ipe wood, a sustainable ringer for teak.

    A Visitor Center Where Poe Heard a Knocking

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