A builder shares lessons in small-home design for downsizing and living well with less.
Natural materials and ecologically sound building practices define this 1600-sq.-ft. timber-frame home.
When a simple siding repair revealed extensive moisture damage, these homeowners decded the time was right for a deep-energy retrofit.
A commercial architect's self-built Passive House offers lessons for DIY high-performance design.
Removing a poorly designed addition for this home renovation meant reusing the color-matched brick in the most highly visible areas.
Uncommon design goals inform the organization of this multivolume home.
Beams create a deep overhang and support the cantilevered roof, and also define the interior living areas.
A low-slung roofline delivers a cost-effective, energy-efficent envelope.
This Cape Cod home maintains a pared-down simplicity with a low-pitch roof and visually separate forms.
A compact new build takes cues from boat design to create a long-term, low-maintenance home.
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