As summer slips away, we find ourselves thinking about how screened porches extend the seasons. Here's a roundup of some favorites.

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Above: A porch at the Cloud 9 ranch in Texas by Lake Flato Architects.

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Above: A screened dining porch in the Napa house of San Francisco designer Ken Fulk; via House Beautiful.

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Above: A sleeping porch in the Sullivan County, New York, cabin of Scott Newkirk; to create a similar look, consult Steal This Look: Summer Sleeping Porch.

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Above: Two views of a modern screened porch by architect David Salmela in Wisconsin; via Dwell.

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Above: Iconic Bauhaus architect Walter Gropius' own house in Lincoln, Massachusetts, incorporated New England details, including a screened porch.

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Above: A screened porch in Westchester featured on Martha Stewart.

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Above two photos: A screened porch in New York by Platt Dana Architects.

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Above: The screened porch in our 1860s mansard-roofed Wellfleet house.

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Above: Two views of the screened porches at the Claverack Homesteads, designed by Dennis Wedlick.

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Above: A serene screened-in space in a Maine coastal house by Sheila Narusawa Architects.

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Above: A house in Maine photographed by Brian Vanden Brink.