May 1, 2003
A hillside home with a simple, barrier-free floor plan features an exercise pool in an enclosed courtyard.
March 1, 2003
Separate buildings are arranged to create privacy and inviting outdoor spaces.
November 1, 2002
Orient the house and windows to ensure that all important spaces receive abundant, balanced light
June 1, 2002
Our country is mired in a swamp of poorly designed, increasingly huge new houses, and there is a growing debate in the architecture community over what to do about it.…
March 1, 2002
By including his subcontractors in the design process and watching every penny, a Midwestern builder creates attractive starter homes for $45 per sq. ft.
22,000 cars a day presented a design challenge that creativity and zoning variances surmounted
February 1, 2002
A Massachusetts house designed by Ross Chapin is a good example of how to create a sense of spaciousness in a small home
September 1, 1997
An architect explains why good design doesn't have to mean expensive design.
Fewer walls, a bigger bathroom, and lots of light turn a confining second floor into a spacious master suite.
July 1, 1997
A compound house is joined by a bridge that threads between old fir trees
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