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Site- south slope overlooking pond, views south to west

Program- house for two, parties for fifty

- living and bedroom wings separated by entry. Wings angled to wrap around view. Decks and porches on all sides to extend living space. Within the larger volumes angled bumpouts create more intimate places.

(Fine Homebuilding article by Chris & Shannon)

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With a good master plan, a house can be designed to adapt to one's changing life - parts can be added as a family grows, spaces converted for offices or aging relatives or to make an apartment for a caregiver - with minimal cost and disruption.