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Summer Screened Porch Roundup

June 21, 2013 5:00 PM

BY Julie Carlson

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Forget air conditioning: the most effective way to combat summer heat (and facilitate summer cocktail parties) is the screened porch. Here’s a roundup of some favorites.

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Above: A midcentury modern screened porch from the portfolio of photographer Roger Davies.

Above: Vogue Living Australia; via City Sage.

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Above: A screened porch in New England by Estes/Twombly Architects.

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Above: A screened in porch in Napa, by San Francisco designer Ken Fulk; via House Beautiful.

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Above: A screened porch photographed by Michael Graydon.

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Above: A screened porch in Texas by Poteet Architects.

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Above: Texas architect Max Levy’s House at Wind Point; photo by Charles Davis Smith.

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Above: A porch at the Cloud 9 ranch in Texas by Lake Flato Architects.

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Above: A sleeping porch in the Sullivan County, New York, cabin of Scott Newkirk (to create a similar look, consult Steal This Look: Summer Sleeping Porch).

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Above: Two views of a modern screened porch by architect David Salmela in Wisconsin; via Dwell.

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Above: Iconic Bauhaus architect Walter Gropius‘ own house in Lincoln, Massachusetts, incorporated New England details, including a screened porch.

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Above two photos: A screened porch in New York by Platt Dana Architects.

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Above: Photographer William Abranowicz’s screened in porch in Westchester County, via Martha Stewart.

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Above: A two-story screened porch at the Claverack Homesteads, designed by Dennis Wedlick.

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Above: A screened-in space in a Maine coastal house by Sheila Narusawa Architects.

N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on June 12, 2012.