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The idea for this curved ceiling originated with the roof. The large size of the house and the client’s desire for a fairly steep pitch led to a very prominent roof structure. Thinking back to Thomas Buckborough’s article on framing an eyebrow dormer in the August 2001 issue of JLC, I decided that adding an eyebrow dormer to each side of an extended wing would bring the roof into scale and enhance the quaint, cottage-like feel the owner wanted. For continuity, we also incorporated an eyebrow into the fascia of the roof on both the front and back of the house. But after seeing the revised drawings of the eyebrow above the patio