A Separate Porch Solves Design Dilemma
By Susie Middleton
A West Tisbury couple created an outdoor destination for dining and living, while keeping their new porch from blocking lightflow to the house.
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Ask the Architect: Porch or Attached Arbor--Which is Best?
Katie Hutchison

If you’re lucky, your Vineyard getaway or year-round home already has a porch or an attached arbor, maybe even both. Each creates a space that is neither indoors or out, a delightfully in-between space where you can savor island breezes, salty scents, and framed views all from within a partial shelter. But if you’re thinking of building, renovating, or adding on, you might want to consider the distinct benefits and tradeoffs of a porch versus an attached arbor.

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