, The raised portion also offers privacy for a rooftop deck and extends views to the raised swimming pool Structural This floor plan shows the location of the new sunroom, highlighted in yellow, in relation to the newly expanded kitchen, on the left, and the new swimming pool, shown at the bottom A small
, Elements of traditional Japanese house design, long an inspiration for Western architects, can be found throughout the world Here are the Japan is a rainy country, and its roofs are designed to drain large amounts of water away from the house The eaves Asian Patio by HartmanBaldwin Design Build.
, The top floor rooms of this house in Japan by Tato Architects are contained inside sheds that sit on the roof Corrugated polycarbonate panels are used for outer walls of bathroom shed and sunroom shed among the three sheds to take in solar radiation Moisture Design period
, The design in this room was influenced by Hestle s many travels to Europe and beyond, so she wanted cabinets that reflected what she describes as casual and worn old world charm A door from the master bathroom leads to a rooftop patio that s directly over the first floor living room sunroom.
Shown To improve the floor plan, they extended the room by a few feet and opened it up via an archway to the family room while closing off the entry to the small of the house were torn off to make way for the two story addition, which packs in four bedrooms, three baths, a family room, and a patio, with enough space left
A three season porch is often called a sunroom and is sometimes confused with all season porches Four season Here are some home and porch plans that you can purchase from Family Home Plans to build your three season porch Porch enclosures convert your existing porch, patio, or deck into a screen porch.
, If you re starting with a deck, patio or balcony with a small footprint, most design challenges center on how to maximize the space Steal a design trick or a side yard patio This rooftop deck in New York uses wall mounted planters to save floor space and adds lounge chair seating that is long but narrow.
It was pitch black in there, Aimee Spencer says, recalling the first time she tried to poke her head into her family s new home Operative word tried The vegetation was way too close And once she d thrashed through it, she saw that the draperies and shades had dry rotted off their rods and rollers, she says There were
, If we re talking top dream additions most homeowners would add, the sunroom has to be near the top And the following three Plan of attack We converted an open, covered patio off the back of the house into a screened in sunroom that is the perfect place to unwind all year round Although it is not
For some, an enclosed porch, deck, or patio adds an additional room to your home without the expensive cost of an actual room addition covered back Need a more permanent roof over your deck or patio Whether you build it yourself or hire a contractor or handyman gal to assist, check out these screen room plans.
, An overhaul of this Berkeley home includes new landscaping, a sunny home office, bedrooms and a rooftop entertainment space After saving money for nearly a decade and building more equity in the home, the couple hired Kerstin Hellmann of Sogno Design Group to take the home down to the studs
, If you are considering building a house on a sloped site, let me suggest this mantra No house should ever be on any hill It should be of the hill, belonging to it, so hill and house could live together each the happier for the other. This idea from Frank Lloyd Wright continues to guide many architects
, Rooftop theater An outdoor screen can transform a rooftop patio into your own personal movie theater Invite friends and neighbors, set out plenty of cushions, and you re good to go Plan to start just as the sun is going down, so people can get settled in before it s really dark a few lanterns or a string of
, Turn an ordinary concrete patio into a beautiful three season porch! I showed him a pic from Pinterest where a clear roof was substituted for a regular one on a sunroom That picture directed us to Home Depot where they sold Country Living Magazine Home Plans Thanks so much to Linda and her
, Boomer friendly and not so big, the common ranch adapts to modern tastes for open plans, outdoor living and midcentury mojo While the shallow slope of the ranch house s gable roof condemns it to a particular style and period, you can use this to your advantage It s comparatively easy to open up
, Building a mezzanine (an in between floor) or loft level for your bed is a fantastic way to increase the floor space of a compact flat to a higher level has allowed the flat s living area to be made into a larger, open plan space the sort of spatial luxury that really makes a difference in a one bedroom home.
, A retractable enclosure in its opened configuration over the sunroom patio on the roof of the tk Building, Third St SE, in Cedar Rapids on Wednesday, , Building owner Michael s is converting the building into a restaurant, music venue and art gallery (Jim Slosiarek The
, And like everything else in home design, the type and style of your patio or deck covering will be a function of your house s style, the solar orientation the If budget and architecture allow, consider a shading system that is totally integrated into the design of the home something that carries on the roof
Mobile Home Additions require an understanding of foundations, roofing, siding and attachment methods Wide openings create the popular open space designs The top d ing shows a cap built onto the home (labeled Alum Cap) and a piece of wide weatherstripping folded over to make a bulb shape and screwed