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Caitlin Hoff wrote:Jan 8, 2015
  • Brenna Barzenick
    Hi Caitlin! My home is on a slab but the porches have concrete footings extending out from the slab. This gives the look of a raised home.
LaCantina Doors wrote:Nov 19, 2012
  • Brenna Barzenick
    Thank you! The doors are french doors (Weathershield).
thiviema wrote:Jun 8, 2013

    What Houzz contributors are saying:

    John Hill added this to Houzz Tour: Earthiness Grounds a Contemporary Louisiana HomeOct 27, 2012

    More porches are found at the rear of the house, on either side of a substantial brick wall that is a strong datum line from front to back. This wall defines the separation between the two major volumes, between living (here on the left) and bedrooms (on the right); a gallery with stairs sits between them. This view also shows the carport, which is linked to the house and its back foyer by a covered walkway. The house and carport define an outdoor space for which a swimming pool is planned.The intersection of the volumes, porches and materials visible in this view really drives home the contemporary/modern nature of the design. It's interesting to hear Barzenick say that "modern architecture speaks to me at a visceral level. I appreciate and admire the plantation and Acadian-style homes, but contemporary architecture speaks to me on another level."

    What Houzzers are commenting on:

    brandonash1 added this to brandonash1's IdeasJan 20, 2018

    good materials. wood is a little too red

    Ham Wafula added this to Ham's ideasDec 27, 2016

    very precious and lo9vely landscape

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