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24 charming two-storey homes you'll wish were yours

Are you planning a new home and require a few tips, tricks or ideas? Today on homify we're going to take a look at 24 original and unique two-storey buildings that are sure to impress and inspire.

29 March, 2017

4 charming modern homes from design to construction

Building a home from scratch is no easy feat! One of the most important factors is your design and plan. You will need a draft, and often to get this, you'll require an expert or professional.

28 March, 2017

How this simple timber prefab was built in a flash

A prefabricated home or building is one that is mostly manufactured off-site in advance of its installation. The advantage of this is that it can be put together in a much quicker time frame than normal bricks-and-mortar structures.

27 March, 2017

A cute family home that shows why bricks are beautiful

Solid, rigid, warm and sturdy, brick dwellings exude strength and age-defiance with their durable masonry and timeless appearance. As we all know, brick homes are one of the most popular forms of domestic construction, and it's not hard to see why! H…

27 March, 2017

How to build your dream wooden home: 7 essential tips

Wood has been used for aeons to build strong and comfy homes. So there is a dizzying array of options to consider when using timber to build the house of your dreams. But it doesn’t really need to be so complicated.

27 March, 2017

9 L-shaped homes perfect for a modern family

There are lots of advantages to living in an L-shaped home. One of the most interesting things about this kind of home design is that the two wings of the home form a sort of embrace around an outdoor area.

26 March, 2017

9 simple homes perfect for an older couple

Retirement, although the end of an era, doesn’t have to signal the conclusion of a life of luxury. Sure, when we think about retirement, we picture downsizing to something more manageable, easy to care for, or low maintenance.

25 March, 2017

How to build your own wooden prefab in 7 simple steps

Building a house is a tricky business, isn't it? You commission your architect to design you your dream home, then you need to find a reliable construction team to bring it into being, while all the time, waiting for the next issue that will require…

24 March, 2017

The simple and safe little home for a modern family

Pack your bags, homify readers, because we’re travelling to Queretaro, Mexico to check out a beautiful contemporary dwelling. Known as the ‘Place of Stones’ this inimitable location boasts incredible geography, topography, and plenty of challenging a…

24 March, 2017

The 9 natural advantages of simple wooden homes

If you're considering building your new home from wood, there are plenty of benefits to the material. Wood has been used over thousands of years to build homes because it is practical, strong and beautiful.

24 March, 2017