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Design Trends

Boyce identifies 5 hot home design trends, from an expanding desire for spa baths to an increasing interest in specialized storage.

Donald A. Gardner Architects

How the Gardner firm approaches each design.

Lakefront Home

A getaway home that's all about relaxation and family time.

Lanai Plans

How a lanai -- which is Hawaiian for outdoor living room -- helps a home expand in good weather.

Modern Plans by Coates Design

Matthew Coates is a Houseplans.com Signature Architect whose innovative contemporary designs celebrate nature and sustainability.

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.

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