Latest in custom-home-design
Jerry Messman of BSB Design presents a unique house plan geared for people who are looking to share housing.
Dahlin Group's John Thatch presents a house design concept that can serve multiple generations as a family moves through life.
In smaller homes, a typical great room can become uncomfortably tight. The One-and-One Great Room by Dale Patton of Danielian Associates not only feels large, it lives large.
Phil Kean's design concept for the New American Home features movable glass panels and a large lanai to maximize outdoor living.
Sarah Susanka's Not So Big Showhouse project places the primary living spaces adjacent to the front porch to facilitate movement outside.
Sarah Susanka's latest Not So Big House project places the kitchen and eating area adjacent to the front porch, making the outdoor space a natural extension of the kitchen’s habitable area.
Jeff Larsen of MVE & Partners presents a rowhouse concept with an interlocking or keyed garage configuration that achieves higher densities than conventional rear-loaded rowhouses.
This plan by Art Danielian of Danielian Associates Architecture + Planning is designed to serve multi-generational living with its detached “casita” unit.
Bassenian Lagoni's Aram Bassenian presents a house plan that solves some of the design tradeoffs typical in great room homes.
Longtime marketer and home-building industry consultant John Martin has seen many housing cycles: good community development and design innovation, he says, have always been the path back. Can...
Architect Todd Hallett identifies the three most important things to consider when developing the look of your homes.
A survey of more than 20,000 recent home shoppers offers some surprising insights into the psyche of the modern-day buyer.
Professional Builder’s House Review collaborative presents five design solutions that can help production home builders sell more homes in the recovering market.
Home buyers most value great design and energy performance when evaluating exterior options, according to a survey of Professional Builder readers.
These custom homes were designed for retirement, but their owners are at very different stages. Here’s how they were planned for aging in place.
The rental market is still hot, but it’s no longer the only game in town. Buyers are dipping their toes into for-sale multi-family housing again.
Professional Builder’s House Review collaborative presents six plans geared for today's home buyers.
A recent change in the California building code may make homes larger, at least on paper.
Professional Builder’s House Review collaborative presents six concepts that push the boundaries in outdoor living design.
Value engineering can save time and money on any size job, even a multimillion-dollar home. The key is to start early, says Robert Hidey of Robert Hidey Architects, Irvine, Calif. Hidey offers...