Patios help the house expand. Here's a range of cool outdoor living spaces and hot amenities to help you celebrate the beginning of summer.
How planning for the sharing economy can give your new home flexibility as needs change.
The trellised outdoor space often identified with sun-splashed Italian villas and Craftsman bungalows is making a comeback.
The latest plan by Nicholas Lee is organized around what he calls an "Inside-Out Room," with roots in Mid-Century Modern home design.
Boyce explains how Builder Magazine developed a show house for Gen Y buyers in 2012.
Bunkrooms aren't just for dormitories at college or camp -- they're an efficient way to pack more beds into smaller spaces.
Marianne Cusato, designer of the Katrina Cottage, discusses the home of the future.
A new one story farmhouse design by architect Nicholas Lee shows connections to ranch house history while bringing this classic home style up to date for modern living.
Live small with style! These appealing little houses by The Homestead Partners show how.
The Outdoor Living winner in the 2015 Houseplans.com Design Awards (the Howies) is by architects Sarah Susanka and Tina Govan.
Meet the house plan that won the energy-efficient category in the 2015 HOWIEs.
Meet the winners in the Kitchen, Bath, & Outdoor Living categories of the 2015 Houseplans.com Design Awards Program -- the HOWIEs.
A Selection of Finalists in the 2015 Houseplans.com Design Awards (the Howies).
Where do you relax at home and what makes that space so compelling? What to consider as you plan the great room in your new house.
Smaller homes of roughly 2,600 sq. ft. or less can have mansion-like luxury with amenities like window walls, walk-in closets and pantries, mud rooms, laundries, and the use of high-end materials and finishes.
SALA Architects designed the Life Dream Houses, now part of our Signature Plan Collection, and continually wins awards for thoughtful, site specific, energy efficient homes.
FreeGreen's entire library of energy-efficient plans is now part of the Houseplans.com inventory.