Located in Swannanoa, N.C., the Watkins Residence is a certified green, energy-efficient home with geothermal and radiant floor heating systems. It was a 2016 BALA Gold winner for One-of-a-Kind Custom or Spec Home 2,501 – 3,500 square feet. The home design combines clean lines and natural mountain materials. Unique touches include custom, floating […]

The term “pocket neighborhood,” sometimes referred to as “bungalow courts” or “cottage clusters,” was first coined by Ross Chapin of Ross Chapin Architects, an award-winning firm that began this now fast-growing trend with the creation of the Third Street Cottages in Langley, Wash. The idea of the pocket neighborhood is […]

In celebration of NAHB’s 75th Anniversary, we are crossing the country and connecting with families who live in the homes our members build. Throughout the year, we’ll be sharing their stories and encouraging consumers to find out how they can start building their own American Dream. Our first two stops take us […]

Our Home of the Week is a unique 3,200-square-foot, Oro Valley, Ariz., home featuring three bedrooms, four bathrooms and a loft. With inspiration from the surrounding desert terrain, the same simplicity and cohesiveness that define the home’s natural setting are found within the confines of the interior. Neutral tones, simple […]

Major cities in the United States are undergoing a renaissance, as millennials, as well as baby boomers that are now empty nesters, are increasingly drawn to living in urban cores, and personalized living spaces that support an interconnected lifestyle. One of the dominant real estate trends of 2017 is the […]