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Last month we considered the problem of adding space to a typical New England Cape Cod without compromising the original structure's basic lines, particularly from the front. We came up with a two-story, gabled addition set at right angles to the rear of the original house (see Figure 1). this month we'll consider how to create a floor plan that makes the best use of the new space. Planning Goals To begin, we need to have in mind a good general plan for improvements. These might include: • Maintain the front entry (there is nothing worse than an unused front door) but expand it and add a draft lobby if necessary. • Open up the stairway and make it