48,629 Porch Design Photos
Generations ago, the porch was the “living room” of the home. It was the social spot — a place to converse with neighbors, cool off in summer and watch kids as they played in the front yard. Porch swings and glasses of lemonade became symbols of the simple life, but as houses, neighborhoods and air conditioning evolved, families headed indoors or to the backyard instead. Today, it is making a comeback as homeowners look to channel those relaxing olden days with sunrooms, front stoops and wraparounds. More
When Cummings Architects first met with the owners of this understated country farmhouse, the building’s layout and design was an incoherent jumble. The original bones of the building were almost unrecognizable. All of the original windows, doors, flooring, and trims – even the country kitchen – had been removed. Mathew and his team began a thorough design discovery process to find the design solution that would enable them to breathe life back into the old farmhouse in a way that acknowledged the building’s...
Cronley Residence in Watercolor
Chris Clark Construction Incorporated
Beautiful home on Lake Keowee with English Arts and Crafts inspired details. The exterior combines stone and wavy edge siding with a cedar shake roof. Inside, heavy timber construction is accented by reclaimed heart pine floors and shiplap walls. The three-sided stone tower fireplace faces the great room, covered porch and master bedroom. Photography by Accent Photography, Greenville, SC.
Somerset Screen Porch Addition
Side porch at the 2012 Southern Living Idea House in Senoia, Georgia, with a traditional "haint blue" ceiling.
Renovation: Senoia Farmhouse
Mill Valley II
Across the front of the house, shallow steps of Savannah gray brick descent to a veranda paved in tabby, a concrete made from crushed shells and lime that has been used in the Lowcountry for centuries.
West Indies Meets Lowcountry
This home was completely renovated, including an addition. It was transformed from a Colonial style to Greek Revival, which was more fitting for the neighborhood. The screened porch was added as a part of the renovation, with Greek Revival style pillars separating the screens, and durable ipe decking for a floor.
Greek Revival Remodel - Screened Porch
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