Designing Outdoor Spaces: How To Get More From Your Home By Extending It Outside
Architect Tina Govan shares strategies for fully inhabiting your lot by creating inviting decks, porches, and other outdoor spaces that seamlessly connect your house to its surroundings.
Sponsored by Feeney
Outdoor space is one of the most valuable untapped assets of many homes. Living doesn’t have to stop at the exterior walls of your house. In this webinar, architect Tina Govan explores the rich rewards and design strategies of spilling outside and connecting to the world around you. From site design to deck design, Tina looks at multiple ways to merge inside and outside so you can more fully inhabit and enjoy where you live. This webinar includes a 45-mimute presentation followed by a 15 minutes audience Q&A session.
Presenter: Tina Govan
Tina Govan has been principal of her own firm, Placemaking Studio, in downtown Raleigh, NC for over 25 years, producing work that has been widely published and recognized. She holds a Master of Architecture from the M.I.T. and has worked in a wide range of cultural settings, from West Africa and Japan to Boston, North Carolina, and California. Tina has experience working in dense, downtown neighborhoods, achieving a sense of spaciousness, connection to the outside, and efficient use of space, despite tight spatial and budgetary constraints. She takes a strongly people-based approach to the design of places and strives to build meaningful connections beyond the individual or building to the larger landscape, community, and planet.