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The original home was a single story (plus a basement), rectangular box that presented with an unexciting glass and metal exterior with below grade access to the garage, as well as two bedrooms. The cold aluminum skin was replaced with rich wood that provides balance to the exterior. A wooden, tunnel-like structure bisects the main house allowing for a new entryway on one side and a covered
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