The Farnsworth House is very similar and clever in the way it is an open planned house that incorporates nooks where one can separate themselves from the rest of the house. Like "House at Big Hill" the circulation is free yet confined, as each space connects but is defined by itself. The Dining room in particular, along with the kitchen could be explained as the connecting spaces within both houses.
Grow a 4x12-foot version of the White House Kitchen Garden (designed by Better Homes and Gardens garden editors) on your own south (or east or west) lawn. All you need is a spot that gets six or more hours of sunshine each da