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A Lofty Ideal: Creating a Stylish, Eco-Friendly Home

Contemporary design combines with old-fashioned comfort to create an eco-friendly home that's all about family.

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Lomont children in the kitchen
David Prince
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Open Spaces

The house, essentially two untreated cedar-sided rectangular shapes with soaring gabled roofs set perpendicular to each other, features an open central living, dining, and kitchen area. "It's not a very large house, but we wanted a big family space even if it meant smaller bedrooms," Nancy says. "When I'm cooking I don't feel exiled; I can see the kids in the TV room or when they're doing puzzles in the living room."

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