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Craft Studio Plan Project – Program

Building cost will be a maximum of $200,000 (plus land) with sizes ranging between 1400 and 1800 square feet featuring an open-plan design. Primary target market home buyers are adults 35-55 with 2-3 kids. Secondary target buyers are empty-nesters. Homes shall include; 2.5 baths, 3 bedrooms—one being a master suite  (if possible on 1st floor) that includes a tub and a shower, two-car garage (attached preferred), rear deck, front porch, air conditioning, and built on a basement. Other home features should include; walk-in closets, linen closets, laundry room (same floor as master suite), large kitchen with island, and a home office/study. All designs must emphasize energy efficiency in the overall design, especilaity: insulation, windows, and appliances. Simple, but effective low-cost sustainable design and green features must be incorporated to attract today’s home buyers. Details and features are more important than square footage. 

Deductions inclue: detached garage (built at a later date) and slab-on-grade with frost-protected shallow footing.

Options include: fireplace and 9ft first floor ceilings.

Above garage apartment can supplement mortgage payment.

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Last modified on Wednesday, 10 April 2013 17:32
Mark Smith

Thank you for visiting my website. My name is Mark Smith and my design company is located in Stevensville, Michigan where I reside with my wife and two children. 


Thank you for visiting my website. My name is Mark Smith and I reside in Stevensville, Michigan my wife and two children. I have been interested in Architecture since my boyhood days; however, because of my families business—a lumberyard—I never really got a chance to pursue my dream until later in my career. Read more...


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