Clients: Bob and Kari Bussey, River Falls, Wis.

Design team: Architect Kerrik Wessel, designer Heather Sexton, Wessel Design, Roseville.

Builder: David Strand Design, St. Paul.

Landscape Design: Earthworks River Farm Nursery, River Falls, Wis.

House size: 1,500 square feet.

Studio size: 400 square feet.

Construction cost/sq. foot: $165.

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