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Housing is Back. Is it Better? Housing is Back. Is it Better?

Here’s how the tough lessons of the collapse made us more-responsible builders

Best Retirement Home: Stress Free in South Texas
Best Retirement Home: Stress Free in South TexasOnline Membership Required

A low-cost, low-maintenance home offers comfortable living for the long haul

Editor's Choice: Modern Masonry Farmhouse
Editor's Choice: Modern Masonry FarmhouseOnline Membership Required

A retirement house in keeping with its rural surroundings conjures old-world sensibilities in modern masonry

Code Shock
Code ShockOnline Membership Required

Prepare to face the strictest building codes in history

Suited to the Site
Suited to the Site

An architect brings his vision for a boathouse built right into its natural landscape to life

Traditional Design, Modern Construction
Traditional Design, Modern ConstructionOnline Membership Required

A new farmhouse features historically inspired details executed with low-maintenance materials

A Striking Hillside Home
A Striking Hillside HomeOnline Membership Required

In New York state, a new house combines compound curves and energy-saving details

Highlights from our Project Gallery

A prize-winning deck, art in the garden, a house with a waterwheel, and more. . .

A Green Oasis in a Hot, Dry Climate
A Green Oasis in a Hot, Dry ClimateOnline Membership Required

Defined by a mosaic of indoor and outdoor spaces, a new house tames the sun and adapts a traditional Southwest style for an established neighborhood

Rural Landscape, Modern Sensibility
Rural Landscape, Modern SensibilityOnline Membership Required

A first-time home designer nails it with an updated farmhouse that includes double-duty spaces, a serious mudroom, and a five-star energy rating

A Small, Spacious House for a Skinny City Lot
A Small, Spacious House for a Skinny City LotOnline Membership Required

A contest-winning design squeezes a vaulted living room, a master suite, and room to breathe onto a pencil-thin lot

Mandate passive survivability in building codes
Mandate passive survivability in building codes

Passive survivability is a life-safety issue. How long could you live in your house without power or fuel?

Real-World Rebuild on a Budget
Real-World Rebuild on a Budget

Resourceful homeowners apply Duo Dickinson's "10 steps to reduce an architect's fees" to rebuild the home they lost in a fire

Built to Blend In
Built to Blend InOnline Membership Required

Overlooking Maine’s rocky coastline, this summer getaway follows the site’s contours and takes on the color of the forest

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