Here are some design notes when it comes to modern pergola designs. The most common pergola design is to have decorative and somewhat rounded ends on the beam. The easiest way of creating a more modern pergola is to do away with the decorative ends.
A Compact Prefab Vacation Home A New Zealand family taps into the creative capital of architecture students to make their dream home a reality. The topography proved challenging so the designers elevated the house on piers. Photo by Simon Devitt.
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