Budget Breakdown: An Architect Couple Polish Up Their Tucson Bungalow for $42K

Budget Breakdown: An Architect Couple Polish Up Their Tucson Bungalow for $42K

By Kathryn M.
While opening up the layout to capture desert light, Darci Hazelbaker and Dale Rush accentuate the character of their 1925 Spanish-style home.

For architects Darci Hazelbaker and Dale Rush, the duo behind Tucson–based Hazelbaker Rush, restoring their 1925 Spanish-revival bungalow was an exercise in honoring the home’s century-old past. The pair combined two bedrooms, clad the walls with wood lath, and mixed their own furniture prototypes with treasured midcentury pieces. The result is an interior that reflects the couple’s simple yet functional design mantra, with an honest reflection of place and time.

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