Outdoor, Back Yard, Stone Patio, Porch, Deck, Grass, and Large Patio, Porch, Deck “This is not a custom home—it’s the case of a builder who put something up in D.C. catering to a more traditional market,” explains Balodemas. “He framed the ceilings down to make them symmetrical. It would’ve been weird at that time to have the rooms oddly shaped. People were way too timid back then.” The rear terrace features new pavers from Pennsylvania Blue Slate and Crate and Barrel seating.  The Bruning/Owen Residence from Minor Adjustments