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Pumpkin Spice Homes? New Home Plans with a Fall Vibe

These just-arrived designs will have you craving cool weather and colorful foliage.

Pet-Friendly Floor Plans

Pets are members of the family too! These floor plans make room for them with special storage spaces that can handle leashes, pet food, and more.

The Modern Farmhouse Explained: Classic Details with a Contemporary Touch

Modern farmhouses have soared in popularity lately. These details give the distinct style its fresh appeal.

Top 10 Blog Posts of 2017

These were the most popular articles in 2017.

Apple's New Spaceship Campus

The latest Apple product is a vast environmental design: it's their new headquarters, to open later this year.

The Grand Tour at Home

Tour this unusual home designed around an enormous collection of architectural souvenirs and artwork -- or see examples from that collection on view at San Francisco International Airport!

2016 Gingerbread House

Meet a tower to devour! It's our latest confection, based on Studio Tower Plan 479-6 by Brachvogel & Carosso.

Halloween Curb Appeal

Houses that rise to special occasions like Halloween with generous entries and dramatic lighting.

Pet-Friendly Home Design

How to make home life easier for you and your pets.

Portable Patio Lighting

8 cool outdoor lighting ideas, including do-it-yourself examples, for summer entertaining.

Gingerbread Tiny House

Plans for building our Gingerbread house based on Plan 896-2, The Gifford, by Jay Shafer and his Four Lights Tiny House Company.

A Gingerbread Beach House You Can Build!

How to build this gingerbread house based on a beach house floor plan by architect Peter Brachvogel.