Not sure how to distinguish between a Craftsman and a Colonial Revival home? Here's your cheat sheet.
Love the sleek look of a modern home? You're not alone. Learn about this popular style.
Ideas from homes designed for "active adults" that are worth considering for the new house you are planning to build.
Siding choices can help you customize a plan. Often they relate to the design and style of your house, as demonstrated in these examples.
The way to control the costs of interior finishes is to do your homework and plan ahead.
David found cool new home ideas at the annual Dwell on Design Show in Los Angeles, plus other product news from the Pacific Coast Builder Show, also held in June, 2017.
Austin building designer Janet Hobbs explains how she works and what influences her house plans.
Many house plans -- from Craftsman to Modern to something in between -- will fit an infill lot. Here's an example of a first-time builder with some advice from his own experience.
Pointers for situating your new house on your lot from architect, author, and teacher Donlyn Lyndon, who was one of the original designers of the internationally famous community on California's north coast, known as The Sea Ranch.