Single Family


Single Family


    By giving away its designs for sustainable single-family housing, FreeGreen is hoping to bring about real change in the sustainability market.

  • We Don't Need More Housing, We Need Smarter Housing

    The NAHB says the best way to kick-start the economy is to build more housing. But we've already got enough right now. Instead, let's make development a smarter, more-sustainable business.

  • Nest House

    2009 P/A Awards citation: Nest House, by Naylor & Chu Architects.

  • Venturi House on Jersey Shore May Fall

    Unable to find a buyer who would like to preserve it, the owner of Robert Venturi's Lieb House, in Loveladies, N.J., has entered into a contract with a person interested only in the land the home sits on.

  • Farnsworth House Flooded

    Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's Farnsworth House, in Plano, Ill., was flooded with 15 inches of water in mid-September and will likely be closed for the rest of 2008.


    Recent efforts to sell residences designed by prominent modern architects have provided a new impetus for conservation.

  • house proud

    Designing a personal dwelling gives architects the rare opportunity to explore their ideas of what a house should be, to experiment with materials, and to test their vision in everyday life.

  • Schindler's Fitzpatrick House Donated to MAK Center

    R.M Schindler's only spec home has been donated to the MAK Center, which is using the Los Angeles residence for the newly launched Urban Future Initiative, which allows researchers to stay there for two-month periods.

  • Omaha, Neb.

    Omaha, a hub for the building and design industries, has been undergoing a facelift since the mid-'90s, much of it along the Missouri River.

  • Urs Ziswiler

    The Swiss ambassador to the United States discusses his new residence in Washington, D.C. designed by Steven Holl and Justin Rüssli, the building sits adjacent to a 1959 chancery designed by the Swiss-American modernist William Lescaze.



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