This past year has been a time of upheaval and change, forcing Americans to rethink how they live. As architects, we believe our homes must change to support the new demands on our living spaces and communities.
During lockdown, countless people have had to find room in their homes for offices, exercise spaces and more. They’ve also had to use their porches and lawns as informal social spaces as gathering places like cafes have shut down.
The Year in Review
We have an idea that gives people a way to help transform their homes for this new environment—as well as build social and neighborly dynamics in their communities that will endure long after Covid has passed.
The idea is called a “super porch”—not a literal porch, but an enclosed space that covers a chunk of people’s front lawns and can be used for numerous functions. We are currently designing our