Entry Pergolas

Entry Pergolas

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Regina Yunghans
Jul 21, 2011

An entry procession to a home is much more welcoming than a door slapped flat onto a flat facade. But many homes and apartment buildings have just that: an entry door unceremoniously punched through the front of the building. Constructing an entry pergola is one way to frame an entry and make it special. Here are some examples:

With the framework of a pergola in place, you're set for all sorts of fun: exterior string lights, vining plants. This is something we've been studying for our own home since its entry isn't shaded or marked by any defining architectural features. Have you ever considered a pergola for an entry door?

Images: Happy Creek, Lowes, Home Mag, Erin Robertson Design, Kingbird Design

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