Last month, I attended NAHB’s midyear meeting in Miami and had the pleasure of sitting in on a presentation by Daniel Swift, president and CEO of Des Moines-based architecture group BSB Design.
Large, small, or in-between, focus on functionality
248 Broussard Road house designed by Suzanne Stern
Even the most popular house plans can benefit from a makeover.
The Huntington Pool House/Cabana from the GMD Design Group.
A range of solutions can accentuate outdoor living.
Artful solutions to the challenges posed by density
Marlowe house in Playa Vista, Calif.
Time-tested elements plus inventive thinking make for new and imaginative ways to attract buyers.
Efficient and appealing ways to deliver homes and neighborhoods with staying power
The term multigenerational refers to at least three generations under the same roof, though homes designed for two generations are often tagged that way
Photo: The Eastwood Residence is one of the projects featured this month
An annual peek at what members of our design team have been working on this year
Courtyards, porches, and loggias increase the livability of a home’s interior as well as its exterior
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
Increased emphasis on great kitchens and informal gathering areas define top-tier homes