Architects Paul Bates and Jeremy Corkem of Bates Corkern Studio bring life back to a traditional 1920s Charlotte, North Carolina, home.
Photo by Laurey W. Glenn
A ho-hum porch enclosure on the home's far left side wasn't working. "It was like someone said, 'Let's just fill that in,' " Jeremy says. So they refined it, replacing the siding with flush boards and adding a parapet (extra-thick molding) to the top for height and deep shadow lines.