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Before & After: Modern bungalow transformation

A 100-year-old home enters its next century with a thoughtful but playful remodel

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After: entertainment friendly
Photo by: Thomas J. Story

After: Entertainment friendly

Maxi designed both an open-air living room and an alfresco dining room. Solid furniture made of poured concrete and TimberTech decking, portable pieces from L.A.'s Plain Air (, and a built-in firepit create a natural gathering place. "In small gardens," Maxi says, "I like a sense of formality and structure against the naturalistic forms."


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