Adding A Carport To A Ranch Style House. The large expanse of glass looks out onto a private yard and frames the domestic activities of the kitchen within. Long horizontal line needs to be broken up.
Consider using an asymmetrical side-gable roof on the new addition. See this functional carport addition. Exterior areas can add living space to a ho-hum raised ranch house so owners Abby and Michael considered these options.
Check out a screened-in porch or how adding a roof under a deck can transform the space below.
Also consider combining two different materials so that the appearance is more attractive and cost-effective optional. Heres a variation of the gable style ranch home porch roof which gives it a more contemporary appeal. Opening up the doorway using all glass and massive sidelights takes the porch area from a dark hole to an open oasis. The large expanse of glass looks out onto a private yard and frames the domestic activities of the kitchen within.