See how a 400-square-foot cabin-designed on a human scale and with style to spare-can be spacious, inexpensive, and even movable. Tour the ESCAPE cabin-on-wheels, here.
Category Historic Homes & More
The 2014 New American Home showcases energy efficiency and sustainability while creating a luxurious, flexible, and comfortable environment perfect for today's families.
A heavily wooded lot and a poorly built house steered a North Carolina couple toward deconstructing the existing dwelling to erect in its place a new, light-filled gem of a home-the Spring Residence Rebuild.
See how architect Chad Everhart transformed a derelict, abandoned structure in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina into an eminently habitable and architecturally stylish new home in this mountain shack makeover.
Most houses that survive from the Colonial era-such as early Capes, Saltboxes, and Georgians-are descendants of English styles. But in some regions of the country, settlers originating in other lands put to use the building traditions they knew to cre-ate distinctly different homes. Consider the Dutch Colonial. This house is a variation on the theme…
Given the rate of change in the twentieth century, it's hardly surprising that so many Americans embraced an eclectic variety of homes that shared a common theme: They indulged in a bit of nostalgia, looking backward to the pre-machine age.