The owners wanted a 3 season room with maximum flexibility to enjoy their spectacular view. We designed the porch to include roller screens from Phantom Screens. With a touch of a button they can turn their open porch into a screened porch which no bug can penetrate. Radiant heaters will take the chill out of a fall evening, and lightweight clear panels extend the use of the porch long into the winter. When the husband and his friends want to enjoy an occasional cigar, a high powered vent whisks away the smoke keeping nonsmoking guests happy.  A state of the art sound system provides beautiful music, making this space as well used as any room in the home.

Living Area Overlooking The View

Living Area Overlooking the View

Outdoor Dining

Outdoor Dining

Exterior View

Exterior View

Photos by Rob Karosis  Curated Brochure by Crisp Architects: Portfolio

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About the Author: James Crisp

James M. Crisp has been an architect for well over 30 years. His architectural firm, Crisp Architects, designs projects throughout New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Massachusetts. In April of 2007, Taunton Press published 'On the Porch' by James M. Crisp and Sandra Mahoney.

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    Tara September 18, 2014 at 9:13 am

    such a gorgeous room, love how its such a great balance to perfectly enjoy the wonderful views.

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    James Crisp September 18, 2014 at 9:16 am

    Thank you.

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    Sylvia Greer September 18, 2014 at 11:44 am

    Fabulous! Are the “clear panels” a plastic product?

    Thanks for sharing!

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    Cathy September 18, 2014 at 2:03 pm

    Love it. Can you give me a ballpark figure on how much approx. 14X14 would cost?

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    Nancy September 18, 2014 at 2:23 pm

    Such a beautiful room, such innovative ideas! Where could I find out more information about the clear panels?

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