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When building their home, contractor Bob Shurtleff and his wife, Rhonda,wanted a “wall of glass’’ for the 17-foot-high family room, but weren’t sure how. Shurtleff’s unique solution was to stack rows of horizontals windows over four vertical rectangles of glass and glass doors that lead to the backyard. The family room has a gas fireplace and mantel with built-in cabinets, and is part of an open floor plan that includes a dining area and kitchen. The kitchen has maple cabinets, high-end appliances, and granite counters.