Landscape architect and urban designer Matthew Horton and veterinarian Lura Jones decided on modern Florida vernacular for their new home — a style echoing the wood-framed, turn-of-the-1900s originals with wide porches but with modern finishes and interiors. They applied a few concepts that Matt, 46, practices in his professional site and master planning projects and that they incorporated into their vet clinic: sustainability and colors and materials reflecting the local environment.

The home was built by Dan Dodrill, founding principal of the 25-year-old custom home building firm Daniel Wayne Homes.

“He was instrumental in the design process. Dan’s experience with Old Florida homes and materials was absolutely key to how successful it was,” Matt says.

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