Community of Vision

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March 16, 2009
Originally published in America Goes Modern
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  Originally constructed in 1970, the Wilson residence was updated by the architect couple in 2004. They expanded the home by about a third, but the original design of the rear elevation (seen here at dusk) was largely maintained.
    Originally constructed in 1970, the Wilson residence was updated by the architect couple in 2004. They expanded the home by about a third, but the original design of the rear elevation (seen here at dusk) was largely maintained.
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  Charles Goodman in his Washington, D.C. office during the 1950s.
    Charles Goodman in his Washington, D.C. office during the 1950s.
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  The Wilson’s living and dining rooms are outfitted with furniture from B&B Italia, Fritz Hansen, Modernica, and Knoll.
    The Wilson’s living and dining rooms are outfitted with furniture from B&B Italia, Fritz Hansen, Modernica, and Knoll.
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  During the 2004 renovation the Wilsons replaced the plywood siding with cedar, and used reclaimed brick to maintain the home’s classic appearance.
    During the 2004 renovation the Wilsons replaced the plywood siding with cedar, and used reclaimed brick to maintain the home’s classic appearance.
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  The light-filled foyer was part of Goodman’s original design for Unit House No. 6, upon which the Wilson’s model is based.
    The light-filled foyer was part of Goodman’s original design for Unit House No. 6, upon which the Wilson’s model is based.
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  Jens Risom’s 1941 lounge chair for Knoll sits alongside custom-made cabinets in the Wilson’s master bedroom. Ken’s father, an archaeologist, collected the pottery and wall hanging in the American southwest.
    Jens Risom’s 1941 lounge chair for Knoll sits alongside custom-made cabinets in the Wilson’s master bedroom. Ken’s father, an archaeologist, collected the pottery and wall hanging in the American southwest.
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