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Making the Most of a Small Space

These design principles illustrate how to capitalize on a small space and tight budget

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Architect Tina Govan added a 650-square foot addition to her Raleigh, N.C. home to help relieve the cramped living conditions in her then current home. While it may not seem like much to work with, Govan explains how she was able to make the best of the situation by efficiently capitalizing on the available space, and create a loft, bathroom, Tatami room inspired by her time in Japan, and home office, in this tiny addition. To listen to this audio slideshow, click on the image.

August 5, 2008