Building a History, Home by Home
Steve Myrick
Patrick Ahearn is the author of a new book called Timeless, to be published in December. The book chronicles the architect's career, mostly centered around Edgartown where he has worked on 172 houses in the last 25 years.
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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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