Inside Looking Out

Inside Looking Out

As we roll into Fall, I find myself building more bonfires, roasting s’mores with the kids, and sitting on my porch with the heater on.  Many of our projects include indoor-outdoor spaces which are ideally enjoyed in the fall when an outdoor fire can be appreciated or simply a moment to be outside before it gets too cold.  Outdoor fireplaces are a great source of warmth and entertainment and if you combine that with a screened porch, you have it made.  To bring the outdoors inside, a wall of accordion glass doors can move aside, and open everything up.

A three-season room with radiant heaters in the ceiling allows for maximum flexibility while a roller screen keeps the bugs out.  Make the most of the Fall season, then do it again in the Spring.

Screened Porch with Folding Glass Doors

Screened Porch with Folding Glass Doors

Curved Porch With Fireplace

Curved Porch With Fireplace

Porch with Fireplace

Screened Porch with Fireplace

3 Season Room

3 Season Room with Heaters in Ceiling and Roller Screens

Photos by Rob Karosis  Curated Brochure by Crisp Architects: Portfolio

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By Published On: October 23rd, 2017Categories: Fireplaces, Miscellaneous, Porches, Sun Room4 CommentsTags: , , ,

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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  1. Dessa Rodeffer May 8, 2018 at 9:46 pm

    Beautiful and cozy ideas for a usable sunroom

  2. James Crisp May 9, 2018 at 5:57 am

    Thank you

  3. martha L blandford December 11, 2018 at 11:04 pm

    this is exactly what I envision as heaven for my farm house. thank you

  4. James Crisp December 12, 2018 at 6:13 am


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