A place to perch

A place to perch

That platform, also a transition between indoors and outdoors, is a desirable perch, says Robert Russell, program director of historic preservation and community planning at the College of Charleston.

Historically, the main purpose of porches has been to help fulfill a basic human need, Russell says.

http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2010/apr/18/a-place-to-perch/