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10 Common Architectural Styles for Your Custom Home

by HomeBuilderDigest • September 7, 2017

Building a custom home means having complete control over every aspect of design. There are dozens of architectural styles to base a custom home on, from historical approaches to modern interpretations. Look around the country and you will see nearly countless options. In the northeast, Colonial and Cape Cod-style homes dominate neighborhoods. The west has […]


San Francisco Eco-Friendly Home

by HomeBuilderDigest • July 21, 2017
SB Architects took on the rare task of building a custom home on a vacant lot in San Francisco. The modern home in San Francisco's Bernal Heights neighborhood is 1,750 square feet. The home was designed by and is the primary residence of SB Architect's Senior Vice President Bruce Wright. The two-story two-bedroom home sits on [...]

Custom Home of the Week

A Contemporary Interpretation of a Palladian Villa

by HomeBuilderDigest • October 31, 2017

On a lush, subtropical South Louisiana island 130 miles from New Orleans, the descendants of Mr. E.A. McIlhenny, famous for his Tabasco pepper sauce, built a gorgeous house high on a hilltop. Set on Avery Island – home to Tabasco Sauce and less than 200 inhabitants, many of whom are family members of the popular […]

Custom Cape Cod Cottage Home

by HomeBuilderDigest • January 15, 2018

Peacefully set on the edge of a wide slat water creek that opens up to the Nantucket Sound, this week’s custom home spotlight looks at a gorgeous custom Cape Cod cottage home. The modest, traditional Cape Cod cottage is deceptively large, with over 3,000 square feet within its modest frame. Designed by local architects Polhemus […]

Modern Desert House with Courtyard in Phoenix

by HomeBuilderDigest • January 17, 2018

Today’s custom home spotlight is a mission modern desert home in Arizona. This modern desert home with a courtyard in Phoenix was designed by The Ranch Mine, a national award-winning husband and wife architecture firm in Phoenix, Arizona, run by Cavin and Claire Costello. This recently finished new home build in Phoenix expertly mixes new […]

Modern Lake House in New York

by HomeBuilderDigest • February 2, 2018

Today’s custom home spotlight can be found just north of New York City, tucked amongst the trees on the edge of a lake. This gorgeous retreat home perfectly embodies the term “crafted modern.” Created by New York City based Workshop/APD, this modern New York lake house emphasizes outdoor living and achieves the oft-sought goal of […]

Custom Home of the Week

Modern Dogtrot in the South Carolina

by HomeBuilderDigest • October 11, 2017

This South Carolina home is a modern nod to the traditional southern dogtrot house. Custom designed for a couple by the award-winning Frederick + Frederick Architects, the home is perfectly suited for all weather conditions in Palmetto Bluff, Bluffton, South Carolina, an old Lowcountry town in Beaufort County, situated between Hilton Head Island and Interstate […]

Custom Home of the Week 4

Remote Mountain House

by HomeBuilderDigest • August 16, 2017

This edition of Custom Home Magazine’s Home of the Week travels to northern California. Set on a stunning mountainside surrounded by public forestlands filled with evergreens, this project by Walker Warner Architects feels almost a natural part of the powerful landscape. The modern 2,600 square foot compound, which includes a custom-built wood home, a garage, […]

Reno Solar Home

by HomeBuilderDigest • July 21, 2017

This residence is eco-friendly and 3,300 square feet located in Reno, Nevada. The modern design is bermed into a sloping 2-acre lot. The home is complete with a detached guest suite and four car garage. The home has an exposed steel and wood beam structure and passive and active solar units are integrated into the architecture. […]

Eco-friendly Riverfront Home

by HomeBuilderDigest • July 21, 2017

Courtyard House on a River This home nestled at the base of Mt. Rainier was designed by Robert Hutchison Architect. The asymmetrical home is complimented by a slanted roof. The hard lines provide a welcome contrast to the imperfections of the surrounding nature. However, the simplicity and color make the home seem understated in it’s setting. Bright interiors and lots […]

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