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A Better House, Not a Bigger One

Invest in high-end materials and workmanship rather than simply in square footage

While everyone else on Naples Island was tearing down little beach cottages and replacing them with hulking, two-story residences, Sigrid Simonson and her husband chose to rebuild the small house on their lot to the same diminutive size. Built with intelligent design and quality materials, the house meets the couple's every need -- and does so stylishly.

From Inspired House14 , pp. 26-33