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.
Meet the winning plan in the People's Choice category, voted on by social media.
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.
Six winning designs in the 2015 HOWIEs: Small, Medium, and Large Traditional style; and Small, Medium, and Large Modern style.
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.
The Wall Street Journal reports on the growing popularity of "Contemporary Craftsman" style -- which we can corroborate.
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.
Key features of older homes that could add character and comfort to the new home you're building.
Interest in adapting the shipping container esthetic for home design is a growing trend.
Appreciating a great Craftsman style landmark: the Gamble House in Pasadena of 1908.
Craftsman Style design named Home of the Year in the Best in American Living Awards sponsored by the National Association of Home Builders.
Describing the modern house by architect Vladimir Ossipoff that was put on the cover of House Beautiful magazine in 1958 -- worth studying today for its many timeless design ideas.
Ideas for creating a cozy outdoor lounging space or sleeping porch in your backyard.
Custom home design full of practical lessons replicable in any new home or remodel.