Merit Award: Design/Build: Backyard Embrace

Architect Kai Tong, with Hopkins & Porter in Potomac, Md., said that “the porch is doing exactly what the owners want it to: It embraces their backyard, is functionally connected to what happens inside the house, and it gives them good access through two different locations for landscaping tasks.”



To best take advantage of the secluded woodsy location, Kai Tong created a screened porch that rises in varying heights to frame the ever shifting view of clouds, treetops, and pond.

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