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A Renovated Farmhouse

A Renovated Farmhouse

The steel I beam bridge creates a delightful contrast to the traditional farmhouse design.

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At the bottom of the Secret Stairs...

At the bottom of the Secret Stairs...

Hidden underneath this homes living room, an entire apartment awaits

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Building To Withstand a Natural Disaster

Building To Withstand a Natural Disaster

The Three Little Pigs just had to worry about building a home that would survive a high wind. But in the modern version of the classic fairytale, there'd also be an earth-stomping bear, a fire-breathing dragon, and maybe a tsunami-causing Godzilla along with the big bad blowing wolf.

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A garden for the morning and one in the afternoon.

A garden for the morning and one in the afternoon.

The layout of this home brings the best elements of the outdoors inside. And creates a cozy retreat. A creative floor-plan makes for amazing spaces

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Abundant Light and Casual Design

Abundant Light and Casual Design

Using a wall of windows an architect brings in light and makes a natural gathering place.

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Kent Street Residence

Kent Street Residence

This classic contemporary home uses Integrity Wood-Ultrex® products for the durability of the fiberglass while creating the modern, classic vision the architect was looking for.

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Bringing the Outside In

Bringing the Outside In

A Seattle Architect re-imagines the relationship between a home and its surroundings.

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Thin is In

Thin is In

This light filled in fill house gives new meaning to the phrase small spaces

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Santa Rita Cottage

Santa Rita Cottage

The interconnectivity of the cottage and garden spaces beckon quests and family alike to relax in this charming retreat.

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IBS 2014: Chief Architect--A Powerful and Easy-To-Use Alternative to CAD

IBS 2014: Chief Architect--A Powerful and Easy-To-Use Alternative to CAD

Justin Fink talks with Scott Harris from Chief Architect to learn exactly what sets this software suite apart from traditional CAD programs

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Converting a Closet into a ¾ Bathroom full of Craftsmanship & Architectural Design

Converting a Closet into a ¾ Bathroom full of Craftsmanship & Architectural Design

In need of another bathroom, this 1927 Built duplex bungalow had a closet on an exterior wall that had the room to be expanded making is possible to add a much needed extra bathroom. With the...

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We Built This Modern Ranch House

We Built This Modern Ranch House

When it comes to home building, experience matters - and so does an artful simplicity. Houseplans.com chairman Stephen Williamson built Ranch House Plan 888-3 designed by Nicholas Lee, AIA, as a kind...

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Self-Taught MBA: Are You Ready for Building Information Modeling?

Self-Taught MBA: Are You Ready for Building Information Modeling?

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Building information modeling (BIM) is the next evolution of CAD, involving the five-dimensional generation and management of digital plans. This post, written by my colleague Kristin Dispenza, introduces a new product specifically for small firms.

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The Professors House

The Professor's House

A University of Oregon professor designed her family home to respect its steep, natural setting.

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Durango House Rendering

Durango House Rendering

We are excited to have this rendering of the house we designed.  It was created by Elwood Cooke of Cooke Studios- Dunkirk, Maryland.  It truly captures the essence of what we are trying to...

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Lessons From a Small Studio

Lessons From a Small Studio

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What a well designed, small studio can teach us about designing better homes.

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Our New Design Blog

Our New Design Blog

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Welcome to Fine Homebuilding's new blog, where we'll help you design inspiring homes.

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HOUSES 2012: Call-for-entries deadline extended

HOUSES 2012: Call-for-entries deadline extended

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It's not too late to submit your new or remodeled house project for our HOUSES 2012 contest.

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Furniture That Can Change the Way You Design

Furniture That Can Change the Way You Design

Create a flexible home with innovative space saving furniture

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Making a House Livable Trumps Energy Efficiency

Making a House Livable Trumps Energy Efficiency

A couple planning to build a high-performance house have come across some plans that interest them. They turn to the Q&A forum at GreenBuildingAdvisor to ask whether anyone can make suggestions for improving the design.

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