Budget Breakdown: A Houston Family Nearly Doubles the Floor Plan of Their Beloved Bungalow for $391K

So what if they went $100K over? A standing-seam metal roof, expert millwork, a playroom with a climbing wall, and a powder-blue motif make it all theirs.

Every design project has at least one pivotal decision-making moment that impacts the remainder of the plan—and the outcome of the build. For architect Eric Hughes, a cofounder of architecture firm HR Design Dept., one such moment came during the renovation of the 1938 bungalow he lived in with his wife, Emily, and five-year-old son, Clark.

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