EXTERIOR RENOVATION

Custom Awning Structure

What began as a roof leak dilemma on the rear of a residence near Meridian Hills resulted in a custom awning structure.

YEAR

2011

LOCATION

Meridian Hills

ARCHITECTURE

HAUS | Architecture For Modern Lifestyles

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  • YEAR : 2011
  • LOCATION : Meridian Hills
  • ARCHITECTURE : HAUS | Architecture For Modern Lifestyles
New custom awning structure features exposed structure and acrylic roofing to allow south light into windows while protecting exterior walkway from rain - Custom Awning Structure - Indianapolis, IN

CUSTOM AWNING STRUCTURE


What began as a roof leak dilemma on the rear of a residence near Meridian Hills resulted in an Custom Awning Structure.

 

WERK collaborated with architect and homeowner to rebuild the preexisting balcony and guardrails while introducing new upper and lower awning structures to shelter the home from future weather events.  We used an aluminum prefabricated guardrail kit at the walkway.  Also, we used polycarbonate roof cladding to provide a rain screen while still allowing natural light into the south-facing windows.  Exposed structure was stained white to work with the existing Colonial Revival exterior trims.

 

We outfitted the existing walkway with repairs to existing water-damaged framing, then new membrane and tile walkway roofing.  Original house may have never been flashing properly.  Instead of an even more invasive operation involving removal of brick wall cladding to flash properly, we agreed that new awning would keep the bulk of water off of balcony.

 

Please stay-tuned for updates and more process details in the near future!

 


PROJECT INFO:

Architecture/Interior Design/Photography/Renderings: HAUS | Architecture
Contractor: WERK | Building Modern