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New American home embraces technology

International Builders' Show reveals house design of future

The New American Home 2005 unveiled this week at the International Builders' Show in Orlando will feature a distinctive design that unites luxury with evolving lifestyle needs. Builder Goehring and Morgan Construction collaborated with architects Bloodgood Sharp Buster Architects and Planners and interior designer Saxon-Clark to craft an elegant Mediterranean-style home with family-friendly amenities that works in harmony with the outdoor environment. "We believe we've designed a home that is not only integrated with the natural environment, but that supports a lifestyle that allows families to grow and age in comfort," said Kim Goehring, president of Goehring and Morgan Construction. "We achieved that by constructing a home that embraces, but is not overpowered by, new technology and automation," added architect Ed Binkley, a partner with Bloodgood Sharp Buster. The handicapped-accessible, 9,036-square-foot house incorporates home automation, new technology, energy efficiency a...