A new book by one of the founders of our FreeGreen Plans shows how to build cool modern home projects like kitchen islands and storage cabinets.
How the Gardner firm approaches each design.
Boyce describes the most useful new products launched at the 2016 International Home Builder show.
From over-the-top mansions to do-it-yourself huts: Boyce reports on the show house extravaganza at this years International Home Builder Show in Las Vegas.
Builder Magazine's latest show house includes a clever idea for first-time homeowners.
Wood-themed products -- both real and representational -- were a rising trend at this year's combined Home Builders Show and Kitchen & Bath Show in Las Vegas.
An interview with Ron Barth, co-founder of Resource Furniture.
Boyce explains how the smart home is getting easier to manage with voice commands.
You can experience two very different 20th century approaches to house design in Florida: the eclectic Renaissance Revival style Deering mansion known as Vizcaya in Miami vs. the Machine-age esthetic of the Walker Guest house, replicated and on exhibit at the John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota through October 6 2016.
Reading the tea leaves: what the top selling house plans for 2015 say about current consumer trends.
A getaway home that's all about relaxation and family time.
How to set up a successful media room.
Joyanna Laughlin explains the advantages of wood stoves.
How a lanai -- which is Hawaiian for outdoor living room -- helps a home expand in good weather.
Matthew Coates is a Houseplans.com Signature Architect whose innovative contemporary designs celebrate nature and sustainability.
Paul Goldberger's biography of today's most famous American architect is terrific.
Good advice on window sills, "shoe" or quarter-round molding, and bead board.
The Apple TV device lets you add streaming capability to any television.
Meet our newest Signature architect, Ian Hoffman, and his neighborly Oakhurst home designs.
Boyce reports on demonstration homes pointing the way toward net-zero water use at the Greenbuild 2015 International Conference & Expo held in Washington, D. C in November.