Wide Open House / Min | Day

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The architecture firm Min | Day has designed a energy conscious home designed for fluid indoor-outdoor living for purchase through Hometta, a online blueprint database of progressive and sustainable modern houses available for purchase by the masses. Additional images of Min | Day’s design and a description of the home after the jump.

Hometta’s Gingerbread House

Four days until Christmas, so we’re just in time for Hometta’s Gingerbread House! For this year’s house they used Min | Day’s Wedge House. You can download free PDF plans for this project right here. And you can see last year’s gingerbread house here. More info at ’s official website.

Hometta presents new designs

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Hometta is an international collective of designers, architects, builders, writers and editors who have banded together to improve the way residential architecture is designed and delivered today. We have been featuring Hometta’s houses designs in the past, which you can check right here.

Now, Alterstudio Architects, nARCHITECTS, Johnsen Schmaling Architects, Dan Hisel Architect, and nottoscale have submitted new house designs, which are added to Hometta’s collection of modern houses for sale. See all the new designs after the break.

Hometta’s virtual town coming this summer

We’ve told you before what Hometta is. This summer Hometta presents a virtual neighborhood modeled after its collection of small, modern house plans. H-Town will help fans further experience the designs in an interactive way. Through avatars, visitors will be able to explore, socialize with others through chat, and participate in self-guided tours of the houses.

More information on Hometta’s official website.

Hometta adds 11 new studios to their collection

Last year we told you about Hometta, an international collective of designers, architects, builders, writers and editors who have banded together to improve the way residential architecture is designed and delivered today.

Hometta offers a variety of completely modern home plans designed by renowned, award-winning and/or published studios from around the world. Each house is under 2,500 square feet and utilizes smart, sustainable materials and design methods. Some of them are available for viewing and purchase.

Now, Hometta has added 11 new studio to their collection. Offices like (check their projects here), LTL Architects (check their projects here) and (check their projects here) are now part of Hometta.

Find out more at their official website.

Hometta’s Gingerbread House

Gingerbread-Image_W700This year, Hometta’s celebrating by offering all their friends and members free downloadable plans for the hippest gingerbread house on the block. This DIY house is a small-scale version of the Draft House by ’s own, award-winning HouMinn Practice.

Free plans and detailed instructions on how to build your very own modern gingerbread house are available here.

To learn more about Hometta, click here.

Hometta: A Home Plan Company

loop_1100Hometta is an international collective of designers, architects, builders, writers and editors who have banded together to improve the way residential architecture is designed and delivered today.

The company was founded by Mark Johnson, a Houston-based green home builder, and his frequent collaborator Andrew McFarland.

Launched earlier this past summer, Hometta.com features 24 small modern houses designed by 24 studios. A third of the home plans are available for viewing and purchase. offers a variety of completely modern home plans designed by renowned, award-winning and/or published studios from around the world. Each house is under 2,500 square feet and utilizes smart, sustainable materials and design methods.

You can see the house plans after the break. For more information, visit Hometta.com.