The sprawling ranch home will always be the West’s signature, but in space-strapped big cities, the need for small footprints
(only 680 square feet in this case) means building up. Not to say multiples stories means wasted space and excess square footage:
The 1,500 in this house feel more expansive because of the sliding doors and opaque paneled exterior that let light in.
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