Screen Porch Addition

Kensington, Maryland

The avid gardeners in this home are seeking to enjoy more time amidst their native plantings and bird habitat near Rock Creek Park. This screen porch addition will feature a wood-burning fireplace and rolling screens to give them maximum flexibility as the seasons change. A covered porch and built-in shed and firewood storage will ensure practical needs are met.


Three distinct design concepts were explored. The selected design will feature arched Glulam trusses with skylights above inspired by light filtering through the arching forms of tree branches.