A modern three-story Boston residence features an innovative roofdeck, making use of the area's flat roof style. Inside, this "big room" contains a kitchen, a washer-dryer, and ample work surfaces. Three may be company for the owners (an architect duo and an elder brother), but it didn't take long for a restlessness at living in one's own project to develop. "It’s hard to live with stuff you designed,” John Hong, the younger brother and one-half of Single Speed Design, says. “It’s like having a painting you made hanging over the bed. When you see it every day, you can go nuts thinking about what needs reworking.” There is plenty else to work on: Single Speed Design garnered enough attention with this project to begin new projects, including the world's first home to be made from highway beams and roadbeds. Read more. Photo by Roger Davies. Courtesy of Justin Reid.