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With its vaulted entrance way extending to the pool, the new pavilion accommodates well-integrated activity zones while quietly reconciling existing architecture to a setting that includes planters and other outdoor features. Craftsman-style piers supporting an angular metal-clad roof present a period ambiance accented with wicker chairs and cafe tables.

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Connecting Outside to In

“When we started this company twenty seven years ago, our core specialty was opening up views and creating visual continuum,” explains Craig Durosko, chairman and founder of Sun Design Remodeling. “That said, creating a more functional relationship between the house and its setting has always been the larger proposition we explore with homeowners.” “Simply put, Northern Virginians like their green backyards and temperate climate, so finding ways to connect the house with what's just outside your door is a strong local incentive-- especially as spring unfolds into summer.”

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