What we used to call “green” design is now just common sense. Take it from a contractor who called on his eco savvy to update his own home
Thomas J. Story
The new family room also functions as a home office, thanks to an ingenious floor-to-ceiling media center. A sliding door on the cabinets conceals the TV, and doors fold down into desks. File drawers and a printer station are concealed below—not a phone charger in sight. “Getting stuff to disappear was a driving force, while optimizing every inch,” King says.