Definitely a California look. But adaptable to the Gulf Coast. Insulate the ceiling and use low-e windows and this could be a 4-season room.

Love the dutch door and ledge for house plants. enclosed front patio ideas for small homes -

Summer House M / M.B.A. The outside is clad in untreated wood, roof in zinc and deck in larch. Materials that do not need any treatment over time and will age beautifully. The large combined living room/ kitchen area can be opened up by large sliding doors so the room is both inside and outside.

Summer House M / M.B.A.

Stockholm-based practice Mikael Bergquist Architects have designed a vacation house in northern Bohuslän, Sweden. The exterior of the house is clad with untreated natural timber