after

after

 before. This was a simple porch that the client wanted to dress up and give more interest and make more welcoming. My suggestion was to add more columns to define the space and create interest. That change and the painted brick makes the entrance much more welcoming.

before. This was a simple porch that the client wanted to dress up and give more interest and make more welcoming. My suggestion was to add more columns to define the space and create interest. That change and the painted brick makes the entrance much more welcoming.

 as built 3D model

as built 3D model

 option 1; simple columns with wrapped trim to create a solid plinth and capital.

option 1; simple columns with wrapped trim to create a solid plinth and capital.

 option 2; a tapered column with detailing in a more Craftsman style

option 2; a tapered column with detailing in a more Craftsman style

 front view, after

front view, after

 front view, before

front view, before