Lydia explains the differences between several eco-savvy prefab building systems.
Boyce finds design inspiration in Frank Lloyd Wright's Frederick C. Robie house in Chicago of 1906, considered one of the last great examples of his Prairie style.
Boomers and Millennials both want multifunctional spaces for more efficient living, according to presentations at the 2017 International Home Builder Show -- and they both like their wine!
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.
Four important new books about architectural creativity and home design provide a window into how architects and clients think and connect -- or not!
Contractor David Jackinin finds inspiration in the Craftsman style Thorsen house of 1910 in Berkeley, by Greene and Greene, which was the last landmark design by the architects of the Gamble house in Pasadena.
Tight quarters on houseboats ensure that every inch counts. Joyanna reports on adaptable ideas for landlubbers.
Boyce finds interiors lessons in the Art Deco house that Eliel and Loja Saarinen designed for Cranbrook Academy of Art in the late 1920s.
David asks architect Maurice Levitch what he has learned from his many years of designing kitchens and baths.
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.
A recent article in the Wall Street Journal describes Farmhouse designs from Houseplans.com.
Touring the Kings Road House in Los Angeles by Rudolph Schindler, which is considered an early California example of modern living.
House plans that work with water features, though maybe the pool you really need is for your pet!