CHECA Architects PC
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CHECA Architects, PC, has over 20 years of experience in partnering with clients to produce beautiful, conscious designs. The CHECA approach is noted for its deep sensitivity to the land as well as its artful interpretation of sustainable design and materials. As a full service firm, CHECA Architects attends to every detail – from lighting to landscaping – in creating exquisitely crafted, modern, ecologically sensitive, light-filled spaces and homes that celebrate the natural surroundings and lift the human spirit.

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Services Provided
Building Design, Custom Homes, Energy-Efficient Homes, Floor Plans, Green Building, Home Additions, Home Extensions, Home Remodeling, Kitchen Design, New Home Construction, Space Planning, Sustainable Design, Universal Design, Construction Drawings

Areas Served
Alexandria, Annandale, Arlington, Baileys Crossroads, Bethesda, Bowie, College Park, DC (Washington), Fort Washington, Hillcrest Heights, Laurel, Lincolnia, North Bethesda, Potomac, Silver Spring, Springfield, Takoma Park, Washington, White Oak, Chevy Chase, Coral Hills, Falls Church, Lake Barcroft, Mclean, North Kensington, Rockville, Seven Corners, great falls, poolesville, fairfax station, brinklow, clifton, garrett park, vienna, cabin john, brookeville

Certifications and Awards
AIA, LEED APAIA/Washington DC Chapter 2003 Award: Presidential Citation for Sustainable Design for Cole Residence in McLean, VA
Contact: Lorena Checa AIA LEED AP
Location: PO Box 32130
Washington, DC 20007
License Number: ARC4920
Typical Job Costs: $300,000 - 3 million
Commented: More pictures? Denise, there are other views of this screened-in porch/ gazebo on our profile page, and you can also check out our website - both on our Houzz profile. thanks for the inquiry. Lorena Checa
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Commented: Drain chain Yes, the rain chain is secured to a concrete ballast at the ground - it can be simple, and yes, it is designed to drain into a raingarden. I hope that helps and thanks for asking.
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Commented: Love the bookcase on the wall - where is it from? The bookcase is custom designed and built for that space. Simple wood construction and painted.
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Commented: Second Floor Sunroom This screened-in porch is about 10 feet off the ground.
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Commented: How much are one of your decks Hi - this screened-in porch was custom designed and built at the same time as the whole-house renovation and addition.
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Commented: Great look The siding is cypress and the boards were dipped in a Cabot stain at the factory.
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