Glass votives in a huge array of colors to brighten your holiday.
Category: Just for Fun
Small-house movement: living in 120 square feet.
Category: Architecture & Design, Floor Plans
New design-oriented gift ideas.
Review of the newly revised edition of The Sea Ranch, by Donlyn Lyndon.
Category: Architecture & Design
A well designed great room has distinct activity zones as well as an overall sense of welcome and warmth.
Category: Floor Plans
SIPs (structural insulated panels) as an energy efficient building method.
Category: What You Need to Know
A popular 4 bedroom 2.5 bath plan with a well organized layout.
A gingerbread cabin you can build -- based on our exclusive Sea Ranch Cottage plans.
A range of architecture-inspired gifts for holiday giving.
Siding choices should relate to the design and style of your house, as demonstrated in these examples.
A gracious Colonial designed for modern living.
Do you want to include room for in-laws or aging parents in your new home? Here are three ways to go.
Your builder develops the building cost estimate based on your house plan and the quality of finishes and fixtures you specify, and this ...
How to find the best house plan, from analyzing circulation to zeroing in on storage.
Architect Bud Dietrich explains the seven basics steps to designing and building a new home that meets your needs and expresses who you are.
How architect Cathy Schwabe made this house feel much larger than it's 800 sq. ft. size.
How to finance the building of your new home: 3 basic steps and 3 important tips.
Why customizing a ready-made house plan is more cost-effective than designing from scratch.
An experienced architect explains the difference between construction budget and project cost and how to calculate each.
Pointers for situating your new house on your lot from architect, author, and teacher Donlyn Lyndon, who was one of the original designer...