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July 22, 2013
Good design is more crucial than ever when accommodating a growing family, here we celebrate the best in family home design (Check out part one as well!).
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When building a weekend getaway for their young family, Chris Brown and his wife, Sarah Johnson turned to Luminhaus for a prefab vacation home in West Virginia. Photo by Chris Mueller

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Originally appeared in Take Me Home
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Michele eats lunch in the kitchen; a view of the central hallway and master bedroom lays beyond. Three-year-old Maple slurps from a water bottle with Judith, five, at the dining table, also built by Jamie. The Arco armchairs are by Mario Bellino for Helle

Architect Jamie Darnell kept it simple when building his family’s home in Kansas City, Missouri, but two young children and growing careers made it anything but. Luckily, the resulting copper clad home was worth the effort. Photo by Chad Holder

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Originally appeared in Affordable, SIP-Built Family Home in Kansas City
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Have you ever walked past a house on your way to work and thought, Wouldn’t it be nice to live there? Artist Judith Brenner did. But unlike most of us, Judith loved the house so much that, in July 2002, she and her husband, Jonathan, took things a step fu
“I only asked for a place to escape from the kids!” says resident Judith Brenner, so architect Gregory Phillips created a different environment for each room in the 1865 Victorian remodel. Photo by Richard Powers
 
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Originally appeared in Victorian Secrets
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A half floor upstairs overlooks the spacious living area where Bill and his sons relax.
Bill Weber’s entire family pitched in to help him build his dream home in Missouri, including his three children. 
 
Originally appeared in Labor of Loved Ones
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The Ogrodnik/Bardin family enjoy the pleasures of family life in the kitchen.

A Brooklyn couple was thrilled to give their children idyllic memories growing up in a Brooklyn town house across from Greenwich Village’s Washington Square, but a renovation was needed to render the home family friendly. Photo by Craig Cutler

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Originally appeared in Row House Revival
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family home living room

When building a weekend getaway for their young family, Chris Brown and his wife, Sarah Johnson turned to Luminhaus for a prefab vacation home in West Virginia. Photo by Chris Mueller

Photo by Chris Mueller.

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