Pergola with Ornamental Detail The more detailing on a home's exterior, the easier it is to introduce similar complexity to an outdoor structure. This pergola's turned ornamental posts, scrollwork frieze, and lattice roof mimic the surfaces found on its Victorian home counterpart.
"You need these imperfections to surprise people, to make things not too predictable," he says. "That's the essence of this project. Once you step inside, it's anything but a conventional farm house." The poolhouse in a former barn features steel frames and original beams; the pool is sheathed with glass mosaic tiles, and the surround is Belgian bluestone.