Porch for me, patio for the kids

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Source: Fairfax County Times Homes Friday – Sunday, May 11 – 13, 2018

Two-tier exterior custom-designed won CotY Award


A rear elevation solution that combines a mid-level screened-in porch with an open-air “kids” play zone below has won a regional “Contractor of the Year” award (CotY) for Michael Nash Design Build and Homes. The design solution– in which a builder-grade screen porch been replaced by a substantially larger accommodation with expanded outdoor entertainment components– was implemented in the home of an Ashburn couple who had occupied it for 14 years. The project was named the best exterior ($100,00.00 to $250,000.00) in eleven south Atlantic states by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry.

In accepting the prize, Michael Nash president and founder Sonny Nazemian was quick to acknowledge his company’s highperformance design team, which grappled with several site and interior design challenges.

“Homeowners today are seeking plans that fully utilize previously overlooked space enhancement options,” Nazemian said. “As a firm, we have become particularly adept at achieving large improvements in functionality and interior design while adding comparatively little square footage. Our whole approach is to expand what is possible within a budget by prioritizing and focusing the investment where it counts.”

Owners of the 5,000 square foot residence were seeking a multi-level indoor/outdoor solution that would better satisfy the entertainment requirements of the entire family. < Read More >