Collection by Diana Budds

Modern and Affordable Houses


Flip though our gallery of five high-design modern houses built with low budgets.

New York natives Jerome and Jamie Pelayo moved west and settled into this 2,000 square-foot Los Angeles home decked out...
Singapore is a famously expensive place to build, especially in soft-soil areas where pilings must be constructed...
Architect Joaquin Castillo blends inexpensive materials, the odd splurge, and a refined modernist sensibility to create...
Resident Brian Whitlock saved some serious cash by taking on much of the construction and electrical work himself.
At $167 per square foot, this high-design, low-cost barn in rural Wisconsin is an American idyll.