House Review

House Review: Revising Your Best-Sellers

248 Broussard Road house designed by Suzanne Stern

August 10, 2016

Even the most popular house plans can benefit from a makeover.

House Review: Pool Houses & Cabanas

The Huntington Pool House/Cabana from the GMD Design Group.


July 11, 2016

A range of solutions can accentuate outdoor living.

May 23, 2016

Artful solutions to the challenges posed by density

Marlowe house in Playa Vista, Calif.

May 08, 2016

Time-tested elements plus inventive thinking make for new and imaginative ways to attract buyers.

March 25, 2016

Efficient and appealing ways to deliver homes and neighborhoods with staying power 

Multigenerational house plan by Robert Hidey Architects, Fiano at Pacific Ridge, Plan 1
February 09, 2016

The term multigenerational refers to at least three generations under the same roof, though homes designed for two generations are often tagged that way

House Review: On The Boards

Photo: The Eastwood Residence is one of the projects featured this month

July 22, 2015

An annual peek at what members of our design team have been working on this year

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

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

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


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