Susan Bady has been writing about the housing industry for 25 years. She most recently served as senior editor of design for Professional Builder and Custom Builder magazines, and is now a contributing editor to those publications as well as the portal Web site HousingZone.com. Bady has also written for such consumer magazines as Cabin Life and Better Homes and Gardens’ Home Plan Ideas. You can reach her at [email protected].
A recent blog post on the Estes Builders website got me thinking about what my ultimate home office would look like.
These books are insightful, thought-provoking, and worthy of a spot on your coffee table.
I’ve been talking to builders lately about coping with tight lot setbacks. Some build in the city, where it’s commonplace to see a new home shoehorned on a lot with 2- or 3-foot side yards.
Remember when interior designer Carole Eichen coined the term “merchandising” to describe her approach to model homes?
Where do you stand on mid-century modern design? Do you love it or hate it?
As regular readers know, I rarely miss an opportunity to mention Frank Lloyd Wright in my blog. That goes for his descendants, too.
While a recent New York Times article doesn’t overtly herald the return of the McMansion, the implication is there.
If you’ve never been to Savannah, Ga., by all means go, especially if you love 18th and 19th century architecture.
I’ve come to the conclusion that American residential architecture, like America itself, is a melting pot. I would even argue that the true American house style is eclectic.
I’m looking forward to the new movies being released in December, particularly the next installment of “The Hobbit.” One film I doubt will be coming to a theater near you, though, is about urban pl