Porches vs. Decks on New Single-Family Homes
Porches have grown in popularity between 2005 and 2015, while decks have declined...
Plans with Halloween-Ready Porches
These designs offer plenty of room to welcome trick-or-treaters.
5,000+ Square Foot New Home Starts are On the Rise Again
Big homes sport the biggest market share since 2004, and highest total starts...
Summer-Ready Plans from Visbeen Architects
These breezy designs encourage indoor-outdoor living with porches, patios, decks,...
From Every Angle: Plans with Multiple Outdoor Spaces
Building on a view lot? You can do so much better than a single little porch or...
How To Design A Great Front Porch
A flimsy porch becomes a real-deal one with a few extra feet and attention to the details.
Concord Riverwalk, West Concord, Mass.
The 2014 Project of the Year exemplifies smart density, walkability, and community.
FourPlans: A Touch of Rustic Style
Maybe you don’t want to go full-on country with your homes, but a few rugged details (here a porch, there some stone) can go a long way towards creating a welcoming vibe. These four plans strike the right balance.
A Porch By Any Other Name is Still a Porch
Wall Street Journal staffer Amy Gamerman reports that, after decades in decline,...