Before we meet Summer House, the 2018 Best in American Living™ Awards (BALA) deadline is Friday, Sept. 7! Your win could be waiting–enter now! Summer House is a 35-unit California community of flats over a podium that was built on a steeply sloping site, from a street down to a lagoon, […]

Chicago’s Basecamp is a transit-oriented, single-family community that integrates private, semi-private and public spaces with a modern, yet contextually compatible aesthetic. Individual lots are configured along tree-lined streets with sidewalks that curve through the site and access centrally located parks. Tailored to young families and couples who prefer the city […]

Las Vegas’ Ironwood – Jade Plan, a large, rugged, contemporary, single-story plan, is a 2017  Best in American Living winner for Detached Home, 2,501 – 3,000 square feet. The property has multiple outdoor spaces, including a covered side patio, rear loggias and private outdoor space off the master suite. Dramatically elevated […]

A master-planned Summerville, S.C., community has sought to preserve the natural environment for wildlife habitats and traditional rural land uses in a new model for town-building that weaves homes and retail with parks and natural open spaces. Our Home of the Week, Camelia at Summers Corner, is a picturesque style […]

This layout of 18 detached homes at a condominium density in downtown Redwood City, Calif., showcases how low-density housing can be seamlessly integrated into a high-density layout for strategic effect.Built on just a half-acre of land, these units even have a subdivided underground parking structure with private garages for residents. […]