An urban farmhouse is built on an infill lot in an established Orlando neighborhood.
A round-up of cool new bath and kitchen products (and more) that launched at the 2013 National Home Builder Show in Las Vegas...
Three modern houses are great for the compelling ways they express important ideas about living.
Man caves can be as varied as the interests of their occupants -- here are some examples to get you thinking.
Door choices are expanding as shown by new product introductions at the 2013 Pacific Coast Builders Conference. Here’s a quick run-down...
A double-hung window -- that is, with two sashes that can move past each other either up or down -- is one of many window types to consider when you are designing or building a new house and remains a powerful symbol of home.
It is easy to imagine summer evenings with a glass of wine and maybe a game of cards watching the sun set from this gorgeous "boathouse" designed by Peter Brachvogel and PC&J Architects.
The next generation of home design and construction has to change – the system of homebuilding that creates oceans of low-quality, cookie-cutter homes will not survive unless it recognizes that fast-food homes are increasingly not on the menu.
Ideally, for (hot) climates, homes should have more exterior wall facing north (where there is infrequent direct sunlight, except early in the morning or late afternoons in midsummer), or south (where the high summer sun is easy to control with a roof overhang). Too much eastern and western exposure and the house will quickly heat up in summer, costing more to cool, or being uncomfortable, or both.
A good front door does two things: it protects the person and projects the personality. Here’s one that says solidity, security, sophistication, and wealth.