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An Inside Look at Craftsman House Plans

An Inside Look at Craftsman House Plans

May 23, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Craftsman house plans are a much beloved home design thanks in part to their stunning interior craftsmanship and thoughtful details, such as built-in cabinets and shelving. Here Houseplans.co offers a look at some of the interior Craftsman features homeowners love as well as a timeline of the Arts & Crafts movement, which inspired the evolution of the home design.

Living In Storage

Living In Storage

March 3, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

For this project, Self Storage Finders takes a look at how innovative thinkers around the world are using some of the 300 million shipping containers that currently sit empty and unused. While most people think of obvious solutions like recycling the raw materials, a few architects have used these storage containers to construct modern buildings.

Failure By Design

Failure By Design

July 17, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Everyone makes mistakes. But when seemingly minor blunders are made in designing and building structures, the results can be catastrophic. Look at “failure by design” in this infographic by New School of Architecture & Design.

The Rise of Small House Plans

The Rise of Small House Plans

March 11, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

This infographic by Houseplans.co explores the small house plan movement trending in the United States. Find out what’s fueling this trend and what to expect from home plan designs in the future.

Modernization of the Ranch House Plan

Modernization of the Ranch House Plan

January 8, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Many homeowners appreciate the clean, elegant lines and integration of outdoor elements of the Mid-Century Modern house plan. This infographic from Houseplans.co shows how this futuristic style developed from the early ranch house plan.

America’s Most Popular TV Family Homes

America’s Most Popular TV Family Homes

December 13, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Here is a fun infographic from the folks at Design Basics that looks at the home design and construction process as taught by “Mike Brady” and his list of favorite homes from TV history.

Top House Plan Styles by State

Top House Plan Styles by State

July 5, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Houseplans.com took a look at the most sought-after architectural styles in each state and discovered that the Craftsman home plans are not only popular across all age groups, but remain a top choice from one end of the country to the other. This infographic highlights what was found and explores the origins of the nation’s top home design styles.

Going Up: Elevators in Skyscrapers

Going Up: Elevators in Skyscrapers

February 29, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Elevators are very interesting machines that most of us never think about. We often don’t consider it, but all elevators differ in size, speed, distance traveled, and several other aspects. This new infographic from Davies Elevator is here to give us some interesting facts and figures on something most of us take for granted.