Tuesday, August 08, 2017 07:51 AM

INDOOR-OUTDOOR LIVING SPACES TRENDY FOR NEW HOMES [PHOTOS]

Gallery: Change of Address +12 more photos When Ethan Collier designed One Hundred at South Broad, an enclave of contemporary homes under construction off South Broad Street behind the historic Southern Saddlery building, one of the options was a covered patio on the third floor, or a "rooftop terrace." "If I remember correctly, we suggested that it would be a nice offering for people, and we would just put it out there as a concept," says Collier, the founder and CEO of Collier Construction. "People are really excited about us being able to offer that." All three floors of a new home at the development - all of which are designed by Chattanooga's Elemi Architects, LLC - can have an outdoor space: the rooftop terrace on the third floor, a screened back porch for the second floor master bedroom and a front porch and a side "courtyard" on the ground level. The courtyard feels private, because the houses only have courtyard-level windows on one side, so your neighbor can't see into your side yard. "They each have outdoor living spaces on every level," Collier says. "It's got these private outdoor spaces. You can still be outside and feel like you're ...

News source: Times Free Press

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