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 […]

Our Home of the Week, Waterleaf of Grand Rapids, Mich., received judges comments like “wood done well” when it won a Best in American Living Silver Award for One-of-a-Kind Custom Home (4,501-6000 square feet). Every exterior element of Waterleaf is purposefully natural—from the wood doors, to the cedar shake siding, […]

Part of an 11-unit development nestled in the urban center of Houston, our Home of the Week, Becker at Porch Street on Adele, maintains a welcoming elevation and front porch that faces outward to the street. Green spaces and outdoor living areas give a sense of privacy, while not alienating […]

A low-maintenance, National Green Building Standard Gold-certified home in a gated community facing a small lake, Orlando’s Sloane Modern is designed so the majority of rooms can take advantage of the water views. It’s also our Home of the Week! A sculptural staircase, distinctive lighting fixtures, soaring ceilings, TV niche […]

This beautiful new townhome community was a Best in American Living Awards Gold winner for Attached Homes/Townhouses and is perfectly situated in a 35-acre, historic, wooded enclave near downtown Bethesda, Md. The community features over 100 townhomes and moderately-priced dwelling units that are built to LEED for Homes standards. The […]