There are two main types of covered structures: those that are attached to the main house and those unattached.
The advantage to an attached lanai is convenience and accessibility from the main living space. An attached covered lanai can become an extension of the home, accessed through sliding doors, or in some cases specialty pocket or folding doors.
Depending on the complexity of the project, you may or may not need to hire an architect and a structural engineer.
Additional features can draw people into the space, making it useful and enjoyable. Most clients include additional features like fireplaces, entertainment systems, and outdoor kitchens.
This massive covered stone tile patio features a small bar and dining area nearer to the archways by the pool.
This stone tile patios feature different seating areas. It also stretches the length of the building, tucked under panels.
Glass balustrades rise to meet the top of the wooden pergola. An open top fire pit provides warmth and ambiance to this light wood and wicker enclosed terrace.