SPECIAL FOCUS—Mudroom NEVER MIND THAT THERE'S not much mud in Vegas. Anyone would be happy to have a space like this one off his or her kitchen. There's a place for everything in this mudroom: keys, mail, and sports equipment. Even the dog.

Entrant/Builder: Pardee Homes, Los Angeles; Architect: Bassenian/Lagoni Architects, Newport Beach, Calif.; Interior designer: Color Design Art, Pacific Palisades, Calif.

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