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What Makes a House a Home? National Building Museum Attempts to Answer

Images from the National Building Museum's House and Home

Images (clockwise, from top left): Maynard L. Parker/The Huntington Library/San Marino; Jack E. Boucher/Library of Congress/Historic American Buildings Survey; FlatPak House/Film Still: Ariel Efron; Local Projects; William Henry Jackson/The National Anthropological Archives/Smithsonian Institution.

What makes a house a home? The National Building Museum examines that question in its exhibition “House & Home.” Turns out, home truly is where the heart is. Read More

How Much Did Our Drafty House Rehab Save Us?

See how Bruno Bornsztein ratcheted up his home's energy efficiency.

The energy audit results are in! Curbly’s Bruno Bornsztein scores a positive report after sealing up his 100-year-old house. Read More

Friday Five: Foreign Buyers Lift Housing Market as Echo Boom Gears Up

An increase in mortgage applications, a new generation of home buyers, and a sneak peek at FHA financing in 2013 — all in this week’s Friday Five. Read More

Destructive Ash Borer Beetle Marches into Tennessee

One of the most destructive pests in North American history continues its heart-wrenching march across the continent. Read More

Pain-Free Guide to Choosing an HVAC System

Two-stage. Modulating. SEER. Your eyes glaze over just thinking about an HVAC upgrade. Our guide helps you cut to the chase when you’re ready to install a new unit. Read More