Loft-like living in new 900-square-foot house in Mount Washington
Architect Simon Storey's new Los Angeles project sits on a lot once considered unbuildable because of its steep grade and diminutive size. Dubbed the Big and Small House, the 900-square-foot design creates a surprising sense of spaciousness and feels like an urban loft set among the treetops.
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Concrete piles added about $20,000 to the construction cost, Storey said, but even so the house stands as a budget-minded modern house: 900 square feet of living space, set on a lot of just 2,500 square feet.
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