Santa Monica beats the rest of the world to the punch on net zero energy (NZE), mandating that all new homes be NZE starting in January 2017.  All of California is on track for a 2020 mandate, with many voicing serious concerns about the reality of...

If, like us, you've been dreaming of an Acre home next to the ski slopes AND palm trees, today is your lucky day! Announcing two exciting additions to the Acre family: Palm Springs, California & Breckenridge, Colorado   We'll soon have homes in two of the best vacation destinations in the...

Posted in Professional Builder March 18, 2016 Imagine a home not as a simple shell that contains and has technology attached to it, but as a piece of technology itself. It changes the entire perspective of what a house is, and it makes many current homes...

Posted in L'Atelier March 16, 2016.  Acre Designs is re-thinking the way houses are designed and built, creating energy-autonomous living spaces and reshaping the traditional value chain. The housing construction sector in the United States, with thousands of local companies on the market, is “a fragmented landscape,”...

Introducing the Acre Origin Series B home. Inspired by the mid-century ranches that continue to delight modernists today, Series B was developed to connect indoor & outdoor living. Large overhangs, folding window-walls and deep porches bring the outdoors into the large open Great Room. The...