University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
Link to University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
Link to University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
Digital Library for the Decorative Arts and Material Culture

Page View

Stickley, Gustav, 1858-1942. / Craftsman homes
(1909)

Porches, pergolas and terraces: the charm of living out of doors,   pp. 97-101


Page 98

                   PORCHES, PERGOLAS ANJ) TERRACES
PORCH THAT NOT ONLY SERVES AS A DESIRABLE ENTRARCE BUT GREATLY INCREASES
THE STRUCTURAL INTEREST
OF THE FRONT OF THE HOUSE.  THE WINDOWS ON EITHER SIDE PROJECT SLIGHTLY FROM
THE WALL IN A SHALLOW
BAY AND THE ENTRANCE DOOR WITH ITS CASEMENTS ON EITHER SIDE PROJECTS STILL
FARTHER.  THE PORCH IS
COMPARATIVELY NARROW AND THE ROOF IS SUPPORTED BY TWO HEAVY PILLARS OF WOOD
PAINTED WHITE. WHICH
SERVE TO GIVE ACCENT TO THE DARKER TONES OF THE SHINGLES, EXTERIOR WOODWORK
AND STONE FOUNDATION.
THE WALLS ARE SHEATHED WITH CYPRESS SHINGLES THAT ARE OILED AND LEFT TO WEATHER,
AND THE WOOD-
WORK OF THE ROOF, DOOR AND ~VINDOW FRAMINGS AND BALUSTRADE IS IN A DARKER
TONE OF BROWN.  THE USE
OF SPINDLES FOR EXTERIOR WOODWORK IS SHOWN IN THE BALUSTRADE.
Published in The Craftsman, November, 1906.
98


Go up to Top of Page