Front porch design is more important that you might think. A well-designed front porch delivers style, hospitality, and security to the front of your home. In Episode 86 of The Architecture Happy Hour podcast, co-hosts and architects, Laura Davis and Holly Hall talk about the many facets of front porch design and what steps you can take to turn your porch from outdated to updated.
In this episode
- Front porch nostalgia – why Hollywood loves a good front porch
- Porch functions – shelter, leisure, social, aesthetics, safety
- Considerations when designing a new porch
- New technology for porch design
- Home Design Tips – Easy ways to update an outdated porch
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Laura Davis is a registered architect and interior designer in the state of Texas and Colorado, and a founding member of hpd architecture + interiors. Laura's extensive experience includes residential as well as commercial and retail projects. She also has a particular interest in restoration, holding a certificate in Historic Preservation. She is energized by the character of older homes and the stories of those who have lived there. Responding to the needs of the current owner, while also honoring the personality of the original home is a delicate process to be enjoyed.