Access to desirable, affordable land is a top concern of American builders. Building executives nationwide are concerned about finding lots in the right locations for the right price, and in many cases the solution is to build more densely.

From houses that rely on special zoning regulations to a resurgence in zero-lot-line development, these projects show how to do more with less when it comes to land planning.

New L.A. Project Redefines “Attached” Housing



The Exxon Effect Takes Hold in Houston

Courtesy nARCHITECTS and MIR Studio

Modular Micro Units Hit Manhattan



Arizona Builder Brings Z-Lots to the Next Level


Seattle Infill Project Divides One Lot into Two


A duplex model
A duplex model

Epcon Eyes Higher-Density Development


Small Lot Makes a Big Impact in L.A.



Townhouse model at Grapevine Ridge in Clarksburg for Miller & Smith
Townhouse model at Grapevine Ridge in Clarksburg for Miller & Smith

Townhome Community Provides the Feel of Single-Family Living



Small Laneway House Offers a High-Density Solution