This Highlands, N.C., home is designed to maximize views along the Whiteside mountain ridge, and a linear floor plan ensures breathtaking views from almost every room. The ridge-top location is exposed to many severe storms and requires a wind speed design of 120 mph along with creative hidden details to […]

This stunning Minnetrista, Minn. home is a Best in American Living Awards Gold winner for  One-of-a-Kind Custom or Spec Home Over 8,000 Square Feet. New Nautical Cottage rests on prime lakeshore and offers amenities at every turn. With six bedrooms, five full baths and two half-baths, the home sets up […]

Creating an urban edge in a detached format, this three-story San Diego Best in American Living Awards Silver Winner for Detached Home 2,001 – 2,500 Square Feet, meets all the needs required for single-family living in its 38-by-54 foot compact lot. Strong vertical masses complement the balcony and courtyard, which provide […]

Situated within a dense urban setting in Playa Vista, Calif., with a limited site area, this Best in American Living Platinum Award-winning community makes an ideal laboratory for reinventing the fundamentals of shelter. Departing from the characteristics of conventional three-story residences, these living spaces are configured to maximize outdoor-living opportunities […]

The Birdhouse, nicknamed for its diminutive, iconic form, is located steps away from the beach on Prout’s Neck, an historic summer retreat near Saco Bay in Scarborough, Maine. The house was rebuilt on the existing foundation and expanded vertically because of strict zoning regulations that limit building coverage on the […]