(Nancy Pastor / For The Times)
By Lisa Boone, Los Angeles Times
Rachel Klauber-Speiden posed a daunting challenge to her architects: Transform a 1962 apartment building into a single-family home.
She and husband Josh Empson wanted a space that was both open and private, plus functional for son Becket and daughter Lucinda, the latter of whom is pictured here in the backyard.
"I wanted a home that was livable, warm, affordable and whimsical," Klauber-Speiden says.
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