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how they live

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MODERN Ignoring traditional conventions, the Strangs built their Duke Forest home to suit the particular needs of their young family  by Jessie Ammons |  by Briana Brough

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is a tall and narrow blue house with unmistakably modern architecture. It’s at once subtle and striking, a refreshing sight on a block otherwise marked by friendly mid-century facades. “The house is tall, but inside it feels good,” says Jeff Strang, who lives in the three-year-old home with his wife, Charity, their daughter Miriam, 6, and son Luke, 3. “Overall it was a more efficient use of the [lot] space to build up. It doesn’t have as big of a footprint on the land.” „

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