Screened-In Pool Deck

The home connects and opens to the natural surroundings through the use of motorized, retractable screens. This modern-day adaptive, climatic design response was first embraced by architect Igor Polevitzky in the 1940s and ‘50s. Polevitzky developed the ideas of the “Tropotype” house model and the “Tropical Home” to accommodate Florida tropical climate. His designs were characterized by being concrete, expressing cubic and linear forms with two-story living spaces, and screened-in enclosures.