The winner of the 2018 Remodelista Considered Design Awards Best Amateur Living/Dining space is Ely Franko, for his project The Hunter Greenhouse in the Catskills. His project was chosen as a finalist by guest judge Stephen Alesch , who had this to say: “What a perfect little hideout—full of surprise and compact good energy!
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