It's fun watching design shows on television, but real families often find their needs differ a bit when it comes time to build a home. Here's how two builders had to tweak show homes for everyday buyers.
A home awards program is a good place to look for current trends and the latest design ideas.
Describing the functionality and romance of porches that run around at least two sides of a house.
Michelle Goodman and her family replaced their Hurricane Sandy-destroyed home with a bungalow by Brooks Ballard.
A fascinating blog about the building of our Eichler-inspired Plan 438-1 in Knoxville, TN
A compelling new documentary about a young couple who built a 133 sq. ft. house from scratch in Colorado.
The story of building their house from Plan 479-4 designed by Peter Brachvogel & Stella Carosso.
How one Arizona homeowner rebuilt quickly after a devastating forest fire, using Plan 18-1048.
The pool was inspired by seeing Donald Judd’s pool in his house in Marfa Texas. A raised pool changes from a flat object at your feet to a 3 dimensional form that also invites sitting on it. Why not go further and add fountains. So we did.
My recent theme is not sure when a house project ends if ever…but that said we are trying hard to stop. The landscaping is complete and now its just welcoming the plants to their new home.