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A Compact Prefab Vacation Home A New Zealand family taps into the creative capital of architecture students to make their dream home a reality. The topography proved challenging so the designers elevated the house on piers. Photo by Simon Devitt.

Build your own pergola

Build a vine-covered pergola in your backyard to shade a stone patio or wood deck using wood beams and lattice set on precast, classical-style columns. The dappled sunlight created by the overhead latticework creates a cool, relaxing environment perfect