The front door is a symbolic welcoming gesture to the world beyond. (even if we enter the mudroom door most of the time). A strong, inviting front door is relatively easy to create when designing a new home.  An existing home whose front door is ill-defined and hard to access often poses a greater challenge.  Often the biggest hurdle is creating a functional front door on a home whose approach is defined by the automobile rather than foot traffic.  We enlist landscape architects when the problem is not about the house but the setting surrounding it.


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By Published On: February 8th, 2023Categories: Miscellaneous0 Comments

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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