Contemporary Kansas Home with Wood Slatted Exterior Screen

Contemporary Kansas Home with Wood Slatted Exterior Screen

By Olivia Martin
Architect Dan Rockhill tackled a tight budget and a steep slope to build a modern Midwest haven.

Contemporary architecture in Lawrence, Kansas, is an anomaly. "On one of my earlier projects, I got the middle finger from passersby while constructing a flat roof," says architect Dan Rockhill. As a result, Rockhill eagerly accepted a rare request for a modern home from a local family, even though they had just $214,000 to spend on design and construction.

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