Residential Design

VOL.4. 2018

A business-to-business magazine focused on the collaborative process and talented work of residential architects and custom homebuilders.

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Hillside Residence MARIETTA, GA. ROBERT M. CAIN ARCHITECT It's not an easy decision to tear down your par- ents' house—the one you grew up in—even when it has a Mansard roof, Tennessee crab orchard flooring, and orange shag carpet. The deep mem- ory of home is a powerful, beckoning force, and it requires an equally potent force to quiet its call and move on. Usually, it's a slow process of coming to terms with the inevitable—a winding trip through the stages of grief. At first, everyone thinks it might be possible to renovate. But the arguments were myriad for at least a partial teardown of the ex- isting house on this hillside in Marietta, Ga., just across the Chattahoochee River from Atlanta. 48 RESIDENTIALDESIGNMAGA ZINE.COM VOL. 4, 2018 DESIGN LAB OUTER LIMITS

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