Announcing a new bungalow plan by award-winning architect Sara Susanka, author of the best-selling Not So Big House books.
A young realtor rediscovers mid-century modern Eichler tract house plans and updates examples for today.
A contemporary 3 bedroom plan with a two story living room opening to the rear garden.
Architect Peter Brachvogel's new country cottage -- with a distinctive tower loft -- wraps around a central deck to maximize daylight, views, and easy indoor-outdoor living.
A 4,472 square foot, 3 bedroom, 4 bath home designed with traditional style and formal entertaining in mind, but that's also open and comfortable for casual daily living.
Describing the many amenities in this modern, light-filled, 4 bedroom, 4.5 bath home design.
How to find the best house plan, from analyzing circulation to zeroing in on storage.
Interview with architect Robert Swinburne, who designs high quality ready-made house plans and is one of Houseplans.com's exclusive architects.
Meet Jay Shafer and the micro cottage designs of his Four Lights Tiny House Plans Company.
An experienced architect explains the difference between construction budget and project cost and how to calculate each.
A double-hung window -- that is, with two sashes that can move past each other either up or down -- is one of many window types to consider when you are designing or building a new house and remains a powerful symbol of home.
Our most popular plans are three bedrooms two and a half baths, ranging from around 1,500 to 3,000 sq. ft., and often include built-ins or outdoor living features like screen porches and loggias. View this selection of recently sold designs that offer a range of amenities as you think about your new home.
I always look for the exit when I enter an enclosed public space. My wife will tell you it’s a little irritating. But more than one way in and out isn’t just important for safety, it also balances light, promotes air circulation, and helps avoid claustrophobia. The same principle applies at home. My mantra is “No dead-end-rooms!”