Fire has been essential to life since the dawn of man, so it’s no surprise the powerful impact fireplaces can have on design. In fact, according to the recent Hot Spots Research Study from fireplace manufacturer Napoleon, home owners are much more likely to associate positive emotions with rooms […]

Located in a Clermont, Fla., master-planned community prized for its resort-style amenities and central location for the mature adult, this home draws from classic Italianate architecture and enlivens the style with modern, low-maintenance materials. The home revolves around the kitchen and seamlessly opens out to a full outdoor living area. […]

A twelve-acre tract originally inhabited by 1970’s obsolete townhomes was split into four smaller sites with different product types, allowing for a diverse community that fits the needs of many buyer types. One of these sites has been masterfully reimagined and executed as Aria at Willowick Park: a 325-unit rental community […]

By Brad Haigh, PLA, and Jared Carlon, PLA Technology now offers us a variety of methods to show builder clients and the design team a clear view of their future projects. During the design process, this offers the ability to: present options to clearly see opportunities and challenges, provide a […]

A custom residential house in one of the nation’s most historic towns, Concord, Mass., the design of this Best in American Living Silver Award winner for One-of-a-Kind Custom or Spec Home, 6,001-8,000 Square Feet, respects the traditional neighborhood while creating unique and memorable design moments. Care was taken to blend into […]