This Rural Retreat Brings a Family Together, Without Making Them Give Up Their Gadgets

This Rural Retreat Brings a Family Together, Without Making Them Give Up Their Gadgets

By Diana Budds
A smart vacation home fosters connectivity in every sense of the word.

In their years of trying to build a modern home in Washington D.C., architect Jordan Goldstein and his wife, Laurie, encountered ruthless bidding wars, restrictive zoning laws, and tiny lots. Then they looked beyond the Beltway. "Both my wife and I felt we should find a raw piece of land so we can start from scratch instead of dealing with constraints and existing infrastructure," Goldstein explains. 

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