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Building Smaller, for Now

Two strategies that allow clients to live on their property before they can afford their dream house

An architect describes two different design strategies -- building a guest house first, and building only the main living area of a planned larger house -- that he has used to create small but comfortable structures that can be easily expanded as the budget allows.

From Fine Homebuilding141 , pp. 88-93 September 1, 2001