Single Family Homes

Single Family Homes

HousingZone's articles, surveys, ideas, trends, and tips on single family homes for residential builders, remodelers, and architects serving the residential construction industry.

Builders Respond to Resurgence of Multi-Generation Living

Photo: Jesse Davis/Flickr

November 12, 2015

Lennar and KB Home are among builders building homes for multiple generations

The piazza design at La Vita at Orchard Hills

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

February 06, 2015

At La Vita at Orchard Hills, Tuscan-style homes clustered around small piazzas bring a little Italian flavor to Orange County

August 26, 2013

Smaller-scale infill designs are not just for well-established urban areas anymore.

August 23, 2013

Architects and designers see more L-shaped great rooms, more spatial definition, and a stronger connection to the outdoors.

May 20, 2013

Seattle architect Ross Chapin knows all about designing smaller, smarter homes. Chapin, principal of Ross Chapin Architects, Langley, Wash., has long been a proponent of conserving resources by cutting down on unnecessary square footage.

April 25, 2013

Whether a home is large or small, the master bath continues to demand a great deal of attention.

April 23, 2013

Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 1.5 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 417,000 units in March, according to newly released figures from HUD and the U.S. Census Bureau.

April 01, 2013

Although the idea of a great room has been around for many years, the design and definition have both evolved.

March 19, 2013

Nationwide housing production edged up 0.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 917,000 units in February, according to newly released figures from HUD and the U.S. Census Bureau.

March 18, 2013

Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes paused for a third consecutive month in March, with a two-point reduction to 44 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI).


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