July 27, 2012
A two-level rear elevation solution by Sun Design Remodeling features a 17-foot by 16-foot screen porch with an adjacent grilling deck that segues down a custom-designed split staircase to a lower level patio with custom planters. The project's “built” elements were designed to accommodate extensive landscaping.
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A design/build team explores fine architecture in weather-resistant materials.
If anything in the summer of 2013 points to still evolving homeowner expectations, it may be the frequency with which locals are integrating screen porches, patios, fire pits, and outdoor kitchens into original landscaping schemes that artfully marry the house to its setting.