Floor Plans

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.

Best Selling Plans

Building expert Boyce Thompson tells what home plan buyers are looking for.

Tiny House Styles

There is more variety in tiny houses and micro cottages than you might expect.

People's Choice 2015

Meet the winning plan in the People's Choice category, voted on by social media.

Kitchen, Bath Winners

Meet the winners in the Kitchen, Bath, & Outdoor Living categories of the 2015 Houseplans.com Design Awards Program -- the HOWIEs.

HOWIE Winners 2015

Six winning designs in the 2015 HOWIEs: Small, Medium, and Large Traditional style; and Small, Medium, and Large Modern style.

Two Master Suites

House plans with two master suites are becoming more popular.

Cabins by Cathy Schwabe

Ideas for getaway cabins -- they could also be in-law or granny units -- from architect Cathy Schwabe.

Contemporary Craftsman

The Wall Street Journal reports on the growing popularity of "Contemporary Craftsman" style -- which we can corroborate.

Hurricane Rebuild

Michelle Goodman and her family replaced their Hurricane Sandy-destroyed home with a bungalow by Brooks Ballard.

SALA Architects

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.

Reading Floor Plans

How to understand the language of home floor plans -- so that the finished home accurately reflects your dreams.

Floor Plan Features

The key elements to look for in a floor plan, from mud room to porch.

Freegreen Plans

FreeGreen's entire library of energy-efficient plans is now part of the Houseplans.com inventory.

Craftsman Modern Getaway

An exciting new house by Sarah Susanka and Tina Govan that's designed for relaxation and family gatherings.

New Modern Plan

4 bedroom 3 bath modern design offers easy indoor-outdoor living and maximum flexibility.

House-within-the-house

Plans with secondary master suites for in-laws or long term guests.

Tower Cabins

The romance of the tower as lookout, beacon, and getaway.

Unusual Homes

How about a small castle, a train depot, or even a replica of the White House? The plans for these unusual structures and more are all available now!

Top 10 Plans Spring 2014

The top 10 plans during April and May 2014 sold multiple times and are presented here. Most are one story, 3 bedroom 2.5 bath with 2-car garage.

Top Craftsman Plans

Craftsman is currently the most popular plan style.

Sunset Idea Houses

Take-away ideas from Sunset's 2013 Idea Houses at Seabrook, Wasington, designed by architect Peter Brachvogel.

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