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Beach House Bucket List

Thinking of building a new retirement or getaway home? Consider this list of must-haves from Boyce. Click to read this article...

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Design on the Edge

Architect Robert Nebolon shows how to maximize a steep slope (he's the designer of our exclusive Eichler-inspired house plan). Click to read this article...

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Tent Cabins

Tent cabins provide a quick way to live on your land -- Joyanna explores the options now available. Click to read this article...

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Think Outside the Planter Box

What's available in artful containers for your deck, patio, or porch. Click to read this article...

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The First Modern California House?

Touring the Kings Road House in Los Angeles by Rudolph Schindler, which is considered an early California example of modern living. Click to read this article...

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House Plans With Pools

House plans that work with water features, though maybe the pool you really need is for your pet! Click to read this article...

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New Craftsman Plans

Browse our latest plans -- with wide porches, home offices, laundries, and mudrooms -- by Home Patterns, LLC. Click to read this article...

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New Books on Design & Houses

Three important new books about architectural creativity and home design provide a window into how architects think. Click to read this article...

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Lessons from Bucky Fuller's Dymaxion House

An early experiment in prefab design by the futurist Buckminster Fuller -- using recycled airplane parts -- offers inspiration for today. Click to read this article...

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Accessible Homes

Design writer Cheryl Weber reports on how to make a home comfortable and safe so we can live there longer. Click to read this article...

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