6 Relaxing Porches, Patios, and Terraces

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July 31, 2013
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  IDEAGARDEN ECO-FARMHOUSE After Will Rosenzweig and Carla Fracchia bought this 100-year-old farmhouse in Healdsburg, California, they hired Arkin Tilt Architects and Earthtone Construction to make an eco-friendly example out of it. Here, we enjoy the view from the porch.  Courtesy of 2011 © Edward Caldwell.  This originally appeared in IdeaGarden Eco-Farmhouse.

    IDEAGARDEN ECO-FARMHOUSE

    After Will Rosenzweig and Carla Fracchia bought this 100-year-old farmhouse in Healdsburg, California, they hired Arkin Tilt Architects and Earthtone Construction to make an eco-friendly example out of it. Here, we enjoy the view from the porch.

    Courtesy of 2011 © Edward Caldwell.
    This originally appeared in IdeaGarden Eco-Farmhouse.
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  RAY KAPPE-DESIGNED MULTILEVEL HOUSE IN LOS ANGELES Los Angeles architect Ray Kappe built a multilevel house for his family back in 1967, and the results still resonate today. Here, we see the terrace at the front of the house. photos by: João Canziani  Photo by João Canziani.   This originally appeared in Ray Kappe-Designed Multilevel House in Los Angeles.

    RAY KAPPE-DESIGNED MULTILEVEL HOUSE IN LOS ANGELES

    Los Angeles architect Ray Kappe built a multilevel house for his family back in 1967, and the results still resonate today. Here, we see the terrace at the front of the house.

    photos by: João Canziani

    Photo by João Canziani.
    This originally appeared in Ray Kappe-Designed Multilevel House in Los Angeles.
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  WAY OUT WEST Leaving the bustle of Washington, D.C., architect Joe Day and his wife return to California and discover that life in a single-family dwelling isn't as isolated as they had feared. Joe Day and Nina Hachigian relax on their terrace overlooking the hills in Silver Lake area of Los Angeles. photos by: Gregg Segal  Photo by Gregg Segal.   This originally appeared in Way Out West.

    WAY OUT WEST

    Leaving the bustle of Washington, D.C., architect Joe Day and his wife return to California and discover that life in a single-family dwelling isn't as isolated as they had feared. Joe Day and Nina Hachigian relax on their terrace overlooking the hills in Silver Lake area of Los Angeles.

    photos by: Gregg Segal

    Photo by Gregg Segal.
    This originally appeared in Way Out West.
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  RUG DESIGNER NANI MARQUINA'S SERENE HOME IN IBIZA In a quiet corner of the famed Spanish party island, rug designer Nani Marquina and photographer Albert Font have carved out a serene, site-sensitive home. The architects discreetly sunk a pool into the roof terrace of the old corral. In order to shade part of the terrace, the architects designed a freestanding sun shelter.  Photo by Albert Font.   This originally appeared in Rug Designer Nani Marquina's Serene Home in Ibiza.

    RUG DESIGNER NANI MARQUINA'S SERENE HOME IN IBIZA

    In a quiet corner of the famed Spanish party island, rug designer Nani Marquina and photographer Albert Font have carved out a serene, site-sensitive home. The architects discreetly sunk a pool into the roof terrace of the old corral. In order to shade part of the terrace, the architects designed a freestanding sun shelter.

    Photo by Albert Font.
    This originally appeared in Rug Designer Nani Marquina's Serene Home in Ibiza.
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  SOUTHERN GREENS A change of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, neighborhood for Rick and Susan Moreland meant a chance to create a thoroughly modern house that owes its sleek, sustainable form to its vernacular roots. The architects design for the homeowners is all about embracing the outdoors. They spend as much time on the patio as they can. photos by: João Canziani  Photo by João Canziani. Courtesy of Joao Canziani.  This originally appeared in Southern Greens.

    SOUTHERN GREENS

    A change of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, neighborhood for Rick and Susan Moreland meant a chance to create a thoroughly modern house that owes its sleek, sustainable form to its vernacular roots. The architects design for the homeowners is all about embracing the outdoors. They spend as much time on the patio as they can.

    photos by: João Canziani

    Photo by João Canziani. Courtesy of Joao Canziani.
    This originally appeared in Southern Greens.
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  MODERN TAKE ON A TRADITIONAL FARMHOUSE IN MISSOURI Thanks to Matthew Hufft, their envelope-pushing architect and longtime friend, Hannah and Paul Catlett have a new home in southwestern Missouri that’s a fresh, unconventional take on the traditional farmhouse. The homeowners call the house Porch House after it's majestic wraparound porch. photos by: Joe Pugliese  Photo by Joe Pugliese.   This originally appeared in Modern Take on a Traditional Farmhouse in Missouri.

    MODERN TAKE ON A TRADITIONAL FARMHOUSE IN MISSOURI

    Thanks to Matthew Hufft, their envelope-pushing architect and longtime friend, Hannah and Paul Catlett have a new home in southwestern Missouri that’s a fresh, unconventional take on the traditional farmhouse. The homeowners call the house Porch House after it's majestic wraparound porch.

    photos by: Joe Pugliese

    Photo by Joe Pugliese.
    This originally appeared in Modern Take on a Traditional Farmhouse in Missouri.
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