Custom Home Design

Custom Home Design



Features
July 24, 2012

Phil Kean's design concept for the New American Home features movable glass panels and a large lanai to maximize outdoor living.

Features
July 24, 2012

Sarah Susanka's Not So Big Showhouse project places the primary living spaces adjacent to the front porch to facilitate movement outside.

Features
July 24, 2012

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.

Features
July 24, 2012

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.

Features
July 24, 2012

This plan by Art Danielian of Danielian Associates Architecture + Planning is designed to serve multi-generational living with its detached “casita” unit.

Features
July 23, 2012

Bassenian Lagoni's Aram Bassenian presents a house plan that solves some of the design tradeoffs typical in great room homes.

Can design innovation jump-start home building?

Can design innovation jump-start home building?

Features
July 23, 2012

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 design innovation do it again?

Consumer research: Is design more important than price or location?

Consumer research: Is design more important than price or location?

Features
July 16, 2012

A survey of more than 20,000 recent home shoppers offers some surprising insights into the psyche of the modern-day buyer.

5 design concepts to spark new-home sales

5 design concepts to spark new-home sales

Features
July 02, 2012

Professional Builder’s House Review collaborative presents five design solutions that can help production home builders sell more homes in the recovering market.

Home exterior survey: curb appeal, energy efficiency most important to buyers

Home exterior survey: curb appeal, energy efficiency most important to buyers

Features
June 15, 2012

Home buyers most value great design and energy performance when evaluating exterior options, according to a survey of Professional Builder readers.

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