Poolside view of Robert Hidey Architects Trevi Plan 3, Orchard Hills
June 01, 2015

Courtyards, porches, and loggias increase the livability of a home’s interior as well as its exterior

Rendering of the elevation of the Little Ant by architect Arielle Condoret Schechter.

At 785 square feet, the Little Ant by architect Arielle Condoret Schechter is the smallest of her modern-looking homes.

May 29, 2015

Applications for scaled-down houses extend beyond do-it-yourselfers who crave a simpler life

House Review: Luxury Homes

Along with fine craftsmanship and materials, there is also an elaborate rainwater collection system, solar panels, and a wind power generator. Adjacent to the magnificent outdoor living area and pool is a vegetable garden and workshop. Photo courtesy of Larry W. Garnett, FAIBD

May 01, 2015

Increased emphasis on great kitchens and informal gathering areas define top-tier homes

The historic barn and pumphouse on the Citrus Glen site, renovated.

A historic barn and pumphouse on the Citrus Glen site, dating back to its origins as a citrus ranch, were restored and incorporated into the new community.

Photos: Andy Albrecht Photography

April 30, 2015

Townhomes rise on former citrus ranch, offering a Spanish colonial revival aesthetic and easy access to amenities 

The woven wire mesh of this stair railing was fabricated into panels and installed on site to fit with the home’s rustic-modern aesthetic.

Photo: Greg & Amanda Buchheit  
Woven wire mesh was fabricated into panels for this stair railing, creating an industrial look that aligns with the home’s rustic-modern design aesthetic.

April 29, 2015

Creating an industrial-looking custom stair rail to fit with a home’s rustic-modern aesthetic

Green Homes Aren’t Green Enough Without Neighbors

Photo courtesy of Grow Community.

April 28, 2015

In wellness communities, homeowners can cut costs and feel less isolated

Architects Choose the 10 Best Housing Designs of 2015

Winner, One/Two Family Custom Housing: Studhorse; Winthrop, Washington. Photo by Benjamin Benschneider via The Huffington Post

April 23, 2015

The awards were established to "recognize the best in housing design and promote the importance of good housing as a necessity of life"

Part of the Somervell luxury house plan from Larry W. Garnett, FAIBD
April 15, 2015

Increased emphasis on great kitchens and informal gathering areas define top-tier homes

Image: iStock
April 14, 2015

Millennials are poised to become the largest generation in the United States. For of-the-moment intel on the home-ownership preferences of this growing group, KTGY sat down with some of its millennial employees to learn more about what they want when it comes to homeownership, design, and style.

Close-up of pie chart from April Professional Builder exclusive research about home design trends.
April 09, 2015

Universal design gets some traction as open floor plans, dual vanities, kitchen islands, and walk-in closets continue to be the most desired new-home amenities


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