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East Jefferson Residence contemporary-exterior

East Jefferson Residence

In the renovation and addition to this home in Falls Church VA, exterior hard-scapes and garden spaces surround the house while the spaces within the home are made larger and are opened up to the forestall views surrounding the home. When walking on the pathway one crosses the many thresholds along the exterior that help to separate and create new intimate garden spaces. Steel, concrete, and wood come together in this intricate walkway system comprised of slatted screen fences, a guiding pergola overhead, and a hard-scaped pathway. The changes in grade, volume, and materiality allow for a dynamic walkway that runs both to the new entry and continues to the rear patio where it then terminates at the patio access of the home. The master bedroom is extruded out over the lower level into the rear of the house and opened up with tall windows all along two sides. A more formal entry space is added at the front with full height glass bringing in lots of light to make for an elegant entry space. Partitions are removed from the interior to create one large space which integrates the new kitchen, living room , and dining room. Full height glass along the rear of the house opens up the views to the rear and brightens up the entire space. A new garage volume is added and bridged together with the existing home creating a new powder room, mudroom, and storage.

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August 24, 2014
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the porch is slate...a good exterior material for walkways and proches if installed properly..rich
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Painted brick wil always require some type of maintenance..but you can reduce wear by using an exterior grade paint- special for bricks - and making sure the surface has been properly sealed and primed… cheers rich
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Is that painted brick - What color is the brick paint, brand
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amherst gray .. i think its from benjaman Moore- if not sherwin Williams - cheesr rich
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What paint color was used on the brick?
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Amherst Gray is Benjamin Moore HC-167
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Susan Stieglitz added this to Vestibule
Concrete and glass were used to form the vestibule of a former brick home turned minimal and modern.More: Vestibules Remake an EntranceBrowse more vestibule photos
One of the smartest ways of dealing with this problem — and one that’s never really caught on, much to my surprise — involves placing the front door perpendicular to the street. You can have all the translucency you want, but your private life will remain private.

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Side door size
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regular door
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rear entry
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January 21, 2015
glass entrance
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January 20, 2015
Vestibule small
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January 18, 2015
no,no,heck, no
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January 17, 2015
Glass mudroom
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January 15, 2015
the front entry is located on the side of the house,(as mine is) this new enclosure beautifully makes it clear exactly where a visitor shoud go. I love it. this simple inclosure solves my problem.
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January 11, 2015
this would create an entry -
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January 8, 2015
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January 5, 2015
the blocked cover, the all glass enclosure, the dark wall entrance with really cool art work
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January 4, 2015
Side entry
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January 4, 2015
Side entry
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January 2, 2015
maybe you could add something like this to the back of the house for bikes and lawn mower etc.
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January 1, 2015
Entrance lights
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December 30, 2014
mix of brick
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December 28, 2014
Nice idea
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December 26, 2014
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December 21, 2014
Front entrances
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December 19, 2014
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December 17, 2014
"One of the smartest ways of dealing with this problem — and one that’s never really caught on, much to my surprise — involves placing the front door perpendicular to the street. You can have all the translucency you want, but your private life will remain private."
mjfu added this to mjfu's ideas
December 17, 2014
Yes side entry Go in turn left to corridor leading to kitchen and porch, turn right leads to hall w stirwell. Side entry shorten length of hall to end of haouse visually. Like the glass
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December 17, 2014
spacious and functional
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December 14, 2014
new stairs
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December 12, 2014
entrance outfront
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December 11, 2014
small patio enclosure
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December 9, 2014
enclosed front entry using glass and skillion roofline could match the front facade of the house and retain privacy in lounge/dining
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December 8, 2014
Front entry
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November 27, 2014
Gray brick
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November 23, 2014
Making the entry room more appealing.
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November 22, 2014
Bricks gutters and eves all the same colour
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November 22, 2014
Look the look of it
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November 15, 2014
Back entance
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November 15, 2014
Doors and windows...
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November 10, 2014
contemporary cottage side entry
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November 7, 2014
For the porch
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November 4, 2014
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October 30, 2014
Clean lines, simple
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October 29, 2014
Cool entry
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October 28, 2014
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October 27, 2014
Lots of windows
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October 26, 2014
Small entrance, highly visible, minimal, energy efficient!
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October 26, 2014
Gray brick
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October 23, 2014
Victoria pk. All glass entrance?
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October 22, 2014
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October 22, 2014
Front door option
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October 22, 2014
Perpendicular door
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October 21, 2014
Entry way
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October 21, 2014
Door perpendicular to street for privacy
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October 21, 2014
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October 20, 2014
glass entryway
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October 19, 2014
Enclosed entrance
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October 19, 2014
front entry with transom
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October 18, 2014
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October 16, 2014
I like all the glass
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October 15, 2014
modern looks & materials
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October 14, 2014
ang galing galing ng idea na 'to! front door perpendicular to the street! very very interesting.
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October 13, 2014
glass door with fixed side glass window
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October 4, 2014
Outdoor entryway Idea
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September 30, 2014
Porch idea
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September 29, 2014
Change entry from front to side
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September 20, 2014
contemporary entrance porch
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September 20, 2014
Porch open to the house
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September 19, 2014
the glass enclosure around the main entranceway
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September 17, 2014
front entry
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September 15, 2014
Back porch
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September 12, 2014
Side entrance option
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September 10, 2014
color & clean lines
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September 6, 2014
Entrada cocina
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September 6, 2014
Glass entry
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side entry
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September 5, 2014
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September 3, 2014
Entrance porch
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September 2, 2014
entrance to down stairs apartment
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August 31, 2014
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August 24, 2014
Side entry
Angela Metcalfe added this to Exterior Ideas
August 24, 2014
I think it is what I envisage.
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August 23, 2014
Side entry to stairs
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August 22, 2014
potential for lower level?
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August 22, 2014
Real room? For sunroom
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August 21, 2014
contemporary glass walls
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August 21, 2014
Cool entrance, not sure about all the glass, but if on side still have a lot of privacy.
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August 18, 2014
Gris blanc
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August 17, 2014
Tie it to addition from space between kitchen and LR
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August 14, 2014
amherst gray .. i think its from benjaman Moore- if not sherwin Williams - cheesr rich
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August 11, 2014
great front entry idea!
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August 11, 2014
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August 10, 2014
As an arriving guest, you are protected from the elements, and the glass walls makes the space look larger, than it's actual footage. Great.
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August 9, 2014
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August 8, 2014
Overhang (4 ft over door, 2 ft over window). All same material.
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August 7, 2014
Roof overhang
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August 7, 2014
Amherst gray!!
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August 7, 2014
Painted brick prep
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August 7, 2014
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August 4, 2014
Cool concept
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August 4, 2014
enclosed front entry using glass and skillion roofline could match the front facade of the house and retain privacy in lounge/dining
gbraunre added this to concrete walls walkways
August 3, 2014
light and dark
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August 3, 2014
ummm,very interesting
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August 3, 2014
Madi tard
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August 2, 2014
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August 1, 2014
The windows
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July 30, 2014
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July 29, 2014
Love this for front porch Idea
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July 27, 2014
modern, architectural feel entry
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July 27, 2014
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July 26, 2014
Box and overhang
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July 24, 2014
Dc Metro
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July 24, 2014
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Front porch
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July 23, 2014
Vestibule windows
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July 20, 2014
Floating roof? Maybe possible with modifications
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July 20, 2014
New glass entrance
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July 20, 2014
air lock
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July 16, 2014
Cube Entry added to front of house.
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July 14, 2014
thinking of idea to enter from the front side of the building.
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July 12, 2014
Foyer and entrance
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July 9, 2014
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July 9, 2014
Modern front vestibule
Pacesetter Homes LLC added this to exterior entry @ front door
July 8, 2014
stucco with large glass mirrors
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July 7, 2014
Entry design option
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July 6, 2014
Concrete and walkway
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July 6, 2014
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July 5, 2014
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July 4, 2014
idea for front
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July 4, 2014
brick paint
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July 4, 2014
concrete wall
zonya1 added this to zonya1's Ideas
July 3, 2014
enclose he front porch to get more space
ash3322 added this to SIDE ENTRY
July 3, 2014
side entry
rachelbaila added this to Mudroom-back entrance
July 3, 2014
Could work under a second floor cantilever. Big enough for enclosed sitting area too?
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July 2, 2014
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July 2, 2014
Entry for grass valley
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July 2, 2014
Clean lines, awning and lights. Simple
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June 30, 2014
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June 30, 2014
painted modern brick
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June 29, 2014
Great entryway
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June 28, 2014
Door perpendicular to the street for light AND privacy
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June 28, 2014
save for future for the chelstone project
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June 27, 2014
Sun Room
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June 25, 2014
Wondered if I should look at pulling out a space for entry way - unfortunately, I don't think I like the look.
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June 24, 2014
exterior back door
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June 24, 2014
Separate level and allows for more space
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June 23, 2014
love this
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June 23, 2014
Exterior color
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Vocal booth
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front door
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Amherst grey
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June 19, 2014
front door
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June 18, 2014
Plain door
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June 18, 2014
Entrance idea
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June 17, 2014
placing the front door perpendicular to the street.
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June 17, 2014
modern enclosed entry
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June 15, 2014
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June 13, 2014
Nice idea to have the entry door perpendicular to the road
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June 11, 2014
placement of door to the front of house
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June 10, 2014
This addition looks perfect as an add-on.
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June 9, 2014
small glass entrance--could be expanded??
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June 9, 2014
I love the added entry foyer with the roof overhang. this would look great on our house.
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June 8, 2014
Lights on exterior
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June 5, 2014
glass front entrance
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June 4, 2014
i like this porch
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June 3, 2014
simple roofline; ? less costly addition for mudroom
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June 2, 2014
The glass enclosure.
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May 31, 2014
Articulated entrance
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May 31, 2014
Painted brick
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May 30, 2014
Beautiful and clean
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May 27, 2014
I like the gray and cream combo
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May 25, 2014
Glass beside door and on exterior wall
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May 25, 2014
Cachaca ladrillo
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May 24, 2014
Front entry enclosure
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May 22, 2014
Entrance vestibule
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May 22, 2014
curb appeal
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May 21, 2014
clean side door entrance.
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May 19, 2014
Small entrance , highly visible but private.
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May 19, 2014
Just. Love it
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May 19, 2014
The extruded porch and glass.
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May 19, 2014
If we expanded our front this house
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May 19, 2014
Entrance way
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House color
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Door perpendicular to street for privacy
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