Great verandas from around the world
Who has been no transition between indoor and outdoor areas? It is but naturally over a staircase, a canopy, a terrace to have porch, patio, or canopy.
This is the place where sometimes first welcomed guests, sitting and reading a book, or simply viewed the world.
You can be outside at the same time and still at the same place outdoors. For the owner of an apartment, the terrace is used to connect to the outside world. There, you can store the dresses and turn off the bike.
For pensioners in homes, the terrace or the veranda is a place for relaxation and for enjoying the fresh air.
Where you live determines the way of the use of this intermediate areas. Most of the time they have as a scope of protection against unfavourable weather conditions in addition to other functions. They can be equipped also for the “capture” of solar energy. Intermediate areas can contribute also to create cooled air for the cooling of the House.
The latest design solutions have high aesthetic as well as wonderful useful features. Enter in some cases by the one put forward at terrace to protect against adverse weather conditions. In other cases, you can create a cold draught and thus contribute to the cooling. With the appropriate surfaces, the outdoor areas can contribute to improving energy efficiency and the exposure.
By a simple Pergola, you can get a protection from the Sun and create a wonderful private room.
Nettly wood, San Juan Island
This open veranda gives the House a pleasant shade. Unfortunately, this effect is not so desirable in the winter. Therefore, this usage is rather apt in sunny and warm regions or holiday houses for the summer.
The latest design solutions have high aesthetic as well as wonderful useful features
Gillsville, Georgia, Robert M. Cain
In this case, the trees serve as a natural background, but also as a protection from the Sun.
The branches are wonderfully reflected in the faces of the House and this create a magical, natural decoration.
You can see the sky from above, while the open walls allow the penetration of a slight breeze
Carmel, California, Dirk Denison architects
A glass ceiling completes the outer area. You can see the sky from above, while the open walls allow the penetration of a light breeze.
Here, one has with a captivating combination of glass, wood, stainless steel and cavity to do. They enrich the experience of sitting in this area.
Surfaces made of wood slats ensure a wonderful shadow
Blair barn, Wisconsin, Empire development
Surfaces made of wooden slats provide a wonderful shade and protect from unwanted wind. You can look all the same wonderful views in the environment through a storage section.
The combination of vertical and horizontal bars ensures a nice shadow play.
On the sun terrace, the main room of the family opens to the South
Cukrowicz Nachbaur architects, passive house, Austria
On the sun terrace, the main room of the family opens to the South. The design includes the function of collecting solar energy and use it in the living room all year round.
Two outer layers help for the modulation of climate conditions.
Movable glass surfaces are used in the winter to keep the heat and protect the falling folding screens from the high temperature.
The entrance can be seen here as a secondary living space
Hamilton residence, Montana, harrowing read clay of Farkas architects
In contrast to the previous examples, the veranda here has a lattice-work. You determine the entrance outside the door and separates it from the environment. The entrance can be seen here as a secondary living space. It is located south of the House.
A wonderful game of shadows
Calistoga Earthtone construction, home, California
The falloff on this area contributes to a wonderful game of shadows on the side walls and ceiling.
An interesting terrace
Gropius House, Massachusetts, Walter Gropius
It has expanded around the ceiling of the House in this case the terrace in the form of a series of wooden slats. Dynamics in the otherwise very static space thus inserted together with the walls on the side. One open side is used as ornate frame for the view which opens there.
It is possible the charming panoramic view of the city from the floating ceiling through the glass walls all the time and enjoy from all sides
Hojo, Toyko, Yoneda
I would here like to use the description of architects. According to his opinion, it is a hats with a small garden in an urban context.
It is possible the charming panoramic view of the city from the floating ceiling through the glass walls all the time and enjoy by all sides.
The vertical surface of slats and open roof create an interesting visual effect
Stinson Beach, California, Studio peek Ancona
The vertical surface of slats and open roof create an interesting visual effect in the deck area of the House.
A great environment
Three oak haven, Michigan, Wheeler Kearns architects
The horizontal surface with fins to reduce the heat of the Sun during the warmest periods. Leave the bottom for many beautiful prospects.
Wood is often used
Porch House at Miller Ranch, Texas, Lake Flato architects
In this contemporary House, you can move all the walls and move back to. You can choose freely between the enclosed privacy and removing the boundary between indoor and outdoor.
A beautiful shadow
Westport meadow House, Massachusetts, Maryann Thompson architects
Have a look at these wonderful roof overhang! He is beautiful and gives a beautiful shade of the terrace. The cooling Brizen can come through in just right amount through the hole in the walls.
A roof overhang
Logan residence, Colorado, Jones Studio
In the center of this design is the Asia leaves form. These are shining, floating metal pieces. They hang in a row and create shade over the passage.
Do you have a transition area, a terrace or veranda? What does it. Maybe you have some ideas to improve their aesthetics or extending its practical benefits?
Bosworth Hoedemaker, Robert M. Cain, architect, Dirk Denison Architects, Empire development & construction, harrowing read sound Farkas architects, EARTHTONE CONSTRUCTION, Irwin Fisher, Inc., Wheeler Kearns architects, Lake Flato architects, Maryann Thompson Architects, the construction zone, ltd.
Cukrowicz Nachbaur architects
Studio peek Ancona