Happy Trails

In the Virginia woods, two architects devise an economical solution to a couple’s need for space.

Newly married and expecting a child, Lauren and Josh Stegall initially talked of supplementing Josh’s bachelor pad—a one-room cabin deep in the woods of Stuart, Virginia—with a double-wide trailer. The couple, who own and operate a small pest-control business, were desperate for more room, and a mobile home seemed like the path of least resistance. But it didn’t sit well with Josh: "I wanted space to be proud of, an investment," he recalls.

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