The 2017 International Builders’ Show (IBS) marks my 26th consecutive year of attendance.
A fresh twist on the Moorish charm of Spain’s Alhambra Palace
Brookfield Residential and architect SDK Atelier employed an innovative piazza
concept at La Vita at Orchard Hills where homes are clustered in groups of four
around shared motor courts. The courtyards also serve as community gathering spots.
Photos: Eric Figge
At La Vita at Orchard Hills, Tuscan-style homes clustered around small piazzas bring a little Italian flavor to Orange County
Photos: Tommy Kile
Hand-chiseled limestone slabs highlight sculptor Bill Starke's work
One of Marc Thee’s tile designs was used in the media wall in the 2014 New American Home.
Photo: Trent Bell
Marc Thee of Marc-Michaels Interior Design introduces his first designer tile collection in conjunction with Barbie Kennedy of Barbie Kennedy Designs
This custom home, designed by Turkel Design, is one of the newer offerings from Lindal Cedar Homes, a prefabricator of post-and-beam houses.
Building a new home with prefabricated panels and trusses doesn’t just save labor and time; it also gives designers plenty of room for creativity.
Beloved by Boomers and embraced by Millennials, mid-century modern architecture is making a comeback.
The most recent AIA survey on home design trends reflects evolving households.
Creating attractive, marketable homes for lots with tight setbacks is a matter of give and take among the builder, the architect, the neighbors, and city zoning and planning authorities.
With flat, level lots in ever-decreasing supply, it behooves builders to become more creative with hillside sites.