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Houses for Infill Lots

Practical, neighborly solutions for maximizing space on tight sites.

Craftsman Kitchen

Pointers for making a contemporary Craftsman style kitchen.

Planning for Change

See how this design accomodates changing lifestyles...Time for a teen suite or a "snoritorium"?! Ideas to help you think about how your new home might adapt to growing children or aging in place.

Francois Levy Architect

Architect Francois Levy offers tips for energy-savvy home building.

Apartment Life

Boyce explains why building small apartment buildings makes sense.

Ranch House Revival

A recent Wall Street Journal article reports on how architects and homeowners are reinventing the low-slung ranch house with high ceilings and luxury amenities.

Home Ideas from Camp

Ways to bring home a summer camp vibe.

Sharing Economy

How planning for the sharing economy can give your new home flexibility as needs change.

Small Modern Houses

Meet the innovative new Signature Plans by architect David Holowka.

Casitas & Flex Rooms

Flexible designs include spaces that can work as home offices and/or guest suites. Here's a sampling.

Plans with Pergolas

The trellised outdoor space often identified with sun-splashed Italian villas and Craftsman bungalows is making a comeback.

Inside-Out Ranch House

The latest plan by Nicholas Lee is organized around what he calls an "Inside-Out Room," with roots in Mid-Century Modern home design.

Top Plan Features

From BBQ porches to Jack-and-Jill bathrooms, here are the top selling plan features.

Beyond Katrina Cottage

Marianne Cusato, designer of the Katrina Cottage, discusses the home of the future.

Ranch House Revival

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.

New Cottage Plans

Live small with style! These appealing little houses by The Homestead Partners show how.

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