Swatt Miers Cheng-Reinganum Before

Before & After: A Stuffy Bay Area Midcentury Opens Up to Light and Hillside Views

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Before: "With the children close to college age, the owners embarked on this project to create a new home that reflects their new lifestyle—with single-level open planning, seamless connections to the outdoors, space for the children to call 'home' when they return from college, and a lower-level guest suite for visiting parents," say the architects.