How housing design can make for better neighbors
Chicago Tribune - October 14, 2015
A grand, but Not So Big, house (pp 176-196)
Stowe Guide & Magazine - Winter/Spring 2014-15
Sarah Susanka Says the Home of the Future Will Be a Portal
The Wall Street Journal - July 8, 2014
Luxury Homes That Are Better, Not Bigger
The Wall Street Journal - February 6, 2014
Addition by subtraction: Many buyers go small
Seattle Times - January 24, 2014
Set aside a place for meditation at home
Bankrate - October 2013
Urbanism needs "not so big" and vice versa
Vibrant Bay Area - October 7, 2013
Not So Big Movement Meets New Urbanism
ECOHOME - June 12, 2013
CNU21 Sarah Susanka's Session
CNU21 - June 2013
7 Design Principles, Inspired By Zen Wisdom
Co.Design - April 2013
Time to downsize
Leader- Post - April 13, 2013
6 big ideas to make the most out of your small space
The Globe and Mail - April 2013
6 Things You Must Know About Setting Up a Home Office
Kiplinger - March 2013
Stay in Place, Get More Space
Kiplinger - September 2009
Shrinking the American dream house
Deseret News - November 28, 2012
Arlington's "Not So Big House"
DC Mud - November 14, 2012
The Not-So-Big, Not-So-Small Home: A Perfect Fit?
Southeast Directrory - November 9, 2012
Heroes of Sustainability: Sarah Susanka
Deep Green from Dolphin Blue - September 26, 2012
Not So Big Timber Frame Home in Oregon
Jetson Green - September 18, 2012
Not So Big Remodeling
Lloyd Architects Blog - September 13, 2012
Sarah Susanka's 'not so big' design ideas for the post-recession economy
Housing Zone - August 19, 2012
Builder Magazine distinguishes Sarah as one of the 30 most notable innovators in the housing industry and she's been our guest on the show before.
Real Estate Today - August 2012
Putting nooks, crannies to work
Chicago Tribune - July 12, 2012
Homeowners want to add style to kitchens, on a budget
USA Today - June 8, 2012
Homeowners keep renovations simple, budget-friendly
USA Today - April 20, 2012
Homeowners creating spaces to get away from it all — at home
Chicago Tribune - April 13, 2012
"Not So Big" Thoughts for Positive Change
INSPIRED HOUSE - March 2012
Furniture Does Double Duty
Wall Street Journal - March 7, 2012
Sarah Susanka's Not So Big House in Libertyville
Chicago Magazine - January 5, 2012
Room & Board: The Not So Big Showhouse
Designing on a Human Scale
Wasted living space expelled from SchoolStreet design
Daily Herald - December 7, 2011
Shrinking the American dream house
Deseret News - November 28, 2011
Achieving Livability in Libertyville
Congress for the New Urbanism - November 29, 2011
Living Large in Less Space
Chicago Tribune - November 27, 2011
Size matters, but so does quality of homes
Mortgage Strategy - November 21, 2011
Big Ideas Showcased in the Not So Big House
Libertyville Patch - November 21, 2011
'Not So Big House' takes center stage
Minneapolis Star Tribune - November 19, 2011
Sarah Susanka's Not So Big Showhouse includes a classic feature on the comeback-the front porch
Marvin Windows and Doors - November 17, 2011
SchoolStreet Welcomes The Not So Big Showhouse
@C21 Home Matters - November 16, 2011
Space Creating Ideas for the Cramped
Good Housekeeping - November 16, 2011
q + a: sarah susanka, faia, and john mclinden on the not so big showhouse in libertyville, ill.
Residential Architect - November 15, 2011
Architect Sarah Susanka's Not So Big Showhouse Meets Big Success
Chicago Agent Magazine - November 15, 2011
MainStreet Libertyville showcases 'Design Week'
Lake County Sun-News - November 15, 2011
Sarah Susanka's Not So Big Showhouse featured in New Urbanist development in northern Chicago suburb
Integrity Windows and Doors, November 14, 2011
Making Less Feel Like More: Not So Big Showhouse
Make it Better - November 2011
'Not So Big House' progresses in downtown Libertyville
TribLocal - September 30, 2011
The American Dream gets a Not So Big makeover
Perspective - September 2011
Not So Big Showhouse
The Breakfast Nook - August 30, 2011
'Not So Big' concept works in Illinois
New Urban Network - August 2011
Builder - July 2011
Renowned architect's 'not-so-big' home ideas catching on
INFORUM - May 18, 2011
What's So Big About the Small-Home Movement?
eHow Home - April 2011
'The Not So Big House' author keynotes Grand Rapids symposium on broader meaning of shelter
Taking Back the Buillding - March 9, 2011
Libertyville Taking Back the Building
Taking Back the Buillding - February 2011
5 Tips for a Green Home Remodel from Eco Architect Sarah Susanka
Inhabitat - February 2, 2011
Housing Market 2011 Forecast: Architect Sarah Susanka
AOL Real Estate - December 28, 2010
Susanka Designs Show House for Residential Development
Custom Home Online - December 2, 2010
Libertyville house turning not-so-big vision into reality
Chicago Tribune - November 29, 2010
The Shrinking House: Downsizing the American Dream
cnbc.com - November 10, 2010
The Elusive Small-House Utopia
New York Times - October 15, 2010
Modern marketing: Human touch still has magic in digital world
MinnPost.com - September 2010
Living Our Dreams in Dream Homes
CBS News Sunday Morning - May 23, 2010
The New Rules of Remodeling
The Wall Street Journal - April 24, 2010
Form and Function
The East Hampton Press & The Southampton Press - March 18, 2010
Sandwich Generation: Fitting Parents, Grown Children Into Home
Hartford Courant - March 14, 2010
Downsizing the McMansion
Atlantic City Weekly - March 9, 2010
McMansion opponent puts focus on redesign
Miami Herald - February 1, 2010
Sarah Susanka: Beauty on the Inside
Realtor - February 2010
Living Large in the Home You Have
HouseLogic - January 22, 2010
Efficiency Upgrades, Baby Boomers Will Help Boost Remodeling Market
EcoHome - January 22, 2010
Reinventing the McMansion
Time.com - September 28, 2009
Stay in Place, Get More Space
Kiplinger.com - September 2009
The incredible shrinking home
CNNMoney.com - August 11, 2009
The Home of the Future: 8 Innovations in Store
U. S. News & World Report - August 3, 2009
Six Strategies to Thrive in the Conserver Economy
Fast Company - May 10, 2009
Falling out of love with the McMansion
Los Angeles Times - April 28, 2009
The right size for remodeling.
StarTribune - April 26, 2009
Remodeling on a 'Not So Big' Scale
The Washington Post - March 25, 2009
Americans are moving on up to smaller, smarter homes
USA Today - March 17, 2009
Looking Ahead: The Next 10 Years of Green Building
Natural Home - May/June 2009
Sarah Susanka, Revolutionary Architect - Creator of the Not So Big House
suite101.com - March 4, 2009
Bigger isn't always better: Home buyers opting for comfort, quality over size
Chicago Tribune - February 20, 2009
ConsumerReports.org - February 5, 2009
Innovator Award from Builder Magazine
Minneapolis StarTribune - January 28, 2009
Candler Park family gets comfy in 'Not So Big House'
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution - January 27, 2009
Special Report: Staying Afloat
CUSTOM HOME Magazine - January 14, 2009
Don't Supersize Me
GreenSource - January 2009
Downsize with style: Author Susanka calls for smaller, smarter homes
Orlando Sentinel - December 6, 2008
five books CREATING A HOME
Minneapolis StarTribune - December 5, 2008
Book review: 'The Not So Big House' 10th anniversary edition
The Oregonian - November 24, 2008
Architect marks 10 'Not So Big' years
Minneapolis StarTribune - October 21, 2008
Learn to Live the Not-So-Big Lifestyle
Mother Earth News - October 14, 2008
Catching up with Sarah Susanka
Accent Home & Garden - September 2008
New Life Journal - September 2008
A Place of Her Own (Article starts on page 27.)
Flair - May 2008
A different tack for 'Not So Big' author? Not really
The Dallas Morning News - May 9, 2008
Pardon Our Dust: Six Essentials for a Green Remodel
Los Angeles Times - April 2008
Star Journal - April 6, 2008
Putting big style into small spaces
Chicago Tribune Redeye - March 26, 2008
Without the clutter, our homes could be smaller
Coloradoan.com - February 2008
Bigger Isn't Always Better
Metropolitan Home - February 2008
A planned housing project in Ashland will be a model of earth-friendly design
Mail Tribune - January 11, 2008
Finding Your Own Trend
Vancouver Sun - January 11, 2008
Two cottages, two storage styles: Built-ins a necessity in these Atkins Park homes
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution - December 31, 2007
The Last Words
House Beautiful - December 2007
Sarah Susanka: architect and author, the Not So Big House series and The Not So Big Life
NewsReview.com - December 2007
The un-McMansion: Cozy, custom, still costly
The Seattle Times - December 8, 2007
Quality not quantity
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - November 24, 2007
Doing Double or Triple Duty
The New York Times - October 19, 2007
Cozying up a McMansion
The Kansas City Star - October 13, 2007
Singing Praise for Smallness: An Interview with Sarah Susanka
Around the House: KPLU Radio - October 1, 2007
Right-sizing your home and your life
Lincoln Journal Star - September 30, 2007
Size of New Homes Starts Shrinking As Builders Battle Housing Slump
Wall Street Journal Online - September 12, 2007
MAKING ROOM: Small, cozy, warm, inviting is better
Santa Barbara News-Press - September 1, 2007
More dining areas are getting other uses
The Washington Post - July 20, 2007
Living large in a smaller house
Architect Sarah Susanka shows how in series of books
Correction: The Not So Big House was published in 1998 by The Taunton Press.
She received several awards following the successful release of her first
book and others.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution - May 22, 2007
New Sacred Space
Architecture Week - May 9, 2007
Smaller Houses Deemed Greener Houses
nbc4.com - April 23, 2007
Building Toward Less: Home Buyers' Focus Is Shifting From Size to Style
Washington Post - February 24, 2007
The 'Experience' of Great Design
Kitchen and Bath Design News - February 2007
One Room, Two Functions
HGTV - February 2007
HGTV - February 2007
USA Today - 1/30/2007
A divine design
Minneapolis Star Tribune - January 5, 2007
A Little Shelter
Town & Country - January 2007
Power On: The 50 most influential people in home building
Builder - December 2006
3 Steps to Clutter-Free Living
Natural Home - 12/06/2006
Evangelist beats drum for all things 'not so big'
Columbus Dispatch - 11/26/06
For many homeowners, less is so much more
MSN-Real Estate - November 2006
In a Smaller Home, More Room for Refinement
New York Times - 11/12/06
Mammoth mansions rise in Lincoln Park as Chicago's wealthiest parade their bankrolls"
Chicago Tribune - 10/7/06
"Cozy up to sustainability: Not-so-big homes offer high-quality materials, energy efficiency and simplicity"
Des Moines Register - 9/30/06
"Defying trend, some homeowners make more of less square footage"
Market Watch - 9/22/06
"Bigger isn't always better"
Toronto Star, August 12, 2006
Size Matters: Living large in a smaller home
Angie's List, August 2006
"The Not So Big Interview"
Upstate House, August 2006
"what I saw at the evolution"
Residential Architect, June 2006
HGTV - 5/28/06
"Harmonic Emergence; Authors Celebrate Dynamic Landscapes Uniting Indoors and Out in a 'Not So Big' Way"
Washington Post - 5/18/06
"Small Home Concepts May Translate to Great Outdoors"
Chicago Tribune - 4/1/06
"Best on the Shelf: Bestseller lists compiled weekly from 230 independent Canadian booksellers"
Regina, Saskatchewan Leader-Post - 3/18/06
"Connecting to the garden: How the outdoors can improve one's living experience"
Vancouver Sun - 3/3/06
"Link design inside and outside home"
Toronto Star - 3/2/06
"Thinking outside the house"
Raleigh, NC News and Observer - 2/28/06
(ho min gard' n) n. a place where boundaries between a house and the surrounding landscape have been blurred, creating something greater than the sum of its parts ['You have a beautiful homangarden.']"
Chicago Tribune - 2/26/06
Dig into spring with annual garden show at fairgrounds
"Big Ideas, Smaller Landscapes"
The Capital Times (Madison, WI), 2/25/06
"Only the Ideas Are Big
Author Sarah Susanka emphasizes detail and character over size."
Los Angeles Times - 12/15/2005
"Guru of the 'Not So Big' Movement Gets Down to the Particulars"
Raleigh News & Observer - 12/06/2005
Good Housekeeping - November 2005
Woman's Day Home Remodeling - November 2005
"In the Latest Not So Big Book, We Learn to Build Character"
Seattle Times Sunday Magazine - 10/16/2005
"Buyers Told to Seek Better, Not Bigger"
The Guardian (Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island) - 10/13/2005
"Cozy vs. Colassal: Is McMansion's Day Over?"
Hartford Courant - 10/14/2005
"Builder Notes; Not So Big House series turns inward with interior design tips"
Minneapolis Star Tribune - 10/01/2005
"Review: Inside The Not So Big House"
Boston Globe Magazine - 10/06/2005
"Details Can Make a World of Difference in Your Interior Design"
The Vancouver Sun (British Columbia) - 10/01/2005
"Twelve Ways to Go Green"
Inspired House Magazine - September/October 2005
"Orlando Home of the Year"
Orlando Leisure Magazine - August 2005
St. Petersburg Times (Florida) - 8/06/2005
Home of the Month; Rural Retreat
Minneapolis Star Tribune - 8/06/2005
Americans dream of ever-grander homes
Christian Science Monitor - 8/03/2005
Design tricks to make small spaces look larger
San Jose Mercury News - 07/28/2005
Architect's big idea is for homes that aren't.
Orlando Sentinel - 7/17/2005
New Urbanism trend
The Patriot Ledger (Quincy, MA) - 7/02/2005
"When a Smaller Home is Smarter"
MONEY Magazine - June 2005
Builders and buyers are trending toward smaller homes
The San Diego Union-Tribune - 6/19/2005
Figure out ways to make adjustments when downsizing
Chicago Tribune - 5/28/2005
Design Dispatch; Homes that age gracefully.
Los Angeles Times - 5/26/2005
Door to the past.
Ottawa Citizen - 5/14/2005
Downsizing Your Living Space Can Have an Upside, if It's Done Properly
The Washington Post - 5/07/2005
REALTOR Magazine - 05/01/2005
Steeped in green: developing the PCBC's Pacific Heights Showhouse.
Environmental Design & Construction - 5/01/2005
DECORATING; How to tame the supersized.
Los Angeles Times - 4/28/2005
The Interior Landscape: Space; A look at the shifting footprint of today's home.
Los Angeles Times - 04/28/2005
Ask The Post
Washingtonpost.com - 4/20/2005
Make an entrance; Scarlett O'Hara stairs aren't the wow factor anymore.
Hamilton Spectator (Ontario, Canada) - 4/19/2005
INTO THE WOODS; LAKE MACLEOD DEVELOPMENT OFFERS GREEN SPACE, WATER VIEWS
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 4/17/2005
"Small Can Be Spacious"
International Herald Tribune - April 15, 2005
Smaller homes can be better if built well
The Guardian (Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island) - 4/07/2005
House that's not so big may not be all that cheap
Chicago Tribune - 4/02/2005
Forget the McMansion; Small Is The New Big
The Boston Globe - 3/31/2005
Space guru urges building quality over quantity
National Post (f/k/a The Financial Post) (Canada) - 3/31/2005
Sarah Susanka's latest book considers the small stuff that makes big impact
National Post (f/k/a The Financial Post) (Canada) - 3/31/2005
Not so big: Smaller can be better if built well, says architect
The Standard (St. Catharines, Ontario) - 3/26/2005
Creating a Smoother Transition
The Washington Post - 3/19/2005
It's All in the Entrance; The New Foyers Dispense With Grandeur and Stress Sightlines, Warmth, Function
The Washington Post - 3/19/2005
Architecture Magazine - March 15, 2005
Living Large As Oregon Home Balloon To An Average 2,200 Square Feet.
The Oregonian - 3/14/2005
Small fills the bill; Buyers reject supersized homes for the sake of simplicity and find that they have few regrets.
Chicago Tribune - 3/13/2005
Susanka's Signatures and Surprises Fill Demo Home in Orlando
The Washington Post - 3/12/2005
Survey of neighborhood home prices bursts bubble talk
Chicago Sun-Times - 3/06/2005
The Wright Design; Visiting architect tours the Darwin Martin house and share what she has learned about planning personalized modern homes.
Buffalo News (New York) - 3/05/2005
Starter mansions on small lots may be on way out.
Charleston Gazette (West Virginia) - 2/27/2005
Homes built for living, not for show: Architectural guru slowly turning developers into innovators and away from builders of McMansions and bland housing.
Edmonton Journal (Alberta) - 2/26/2005
CUT THE CLUTTER; Contrary to popular belief, more is not better, says organizing guru
Buffalo News (New York) - 2/25/2005
Oh, Susanka! Don't you cry for McMansions
Times Colonist (Victoria, British Columbia) - 2/19/2005
It's not the size of the house, it's the quality of living: DESIGN I
The Vancouver Sun (British Columbia) - 2/19/2005
Better, Not Bigger
The Virginian-Pilot - 2/19/2005
Not-So-Big is Beautiful
The Standard (St. Catharines, Ontario) - 2/17/2005
Demo homes give builders a look at what's on the horizon
Copley News Service - 02/14/2005
Oh, Susanka! Unassuming general takes aim at bland housing and McMansions
Ottawa Citizen - February 12, 2005
Reinventing the house
Ottawa Citizen - 2/05/2005
REAL APPEAL: NATURAL LOOK CATCHES EYE OF DESIGNERS
Orlando Sentinel - 1/30/2005
Showstoppers; Demonstration homes give builders a look at what's new and what's on the horizon
The San Diego Union-Tribune - 1/30/2005
The word on the street; Your guide to the latest new home lingo
Hamilton Spectator (Ontario, Canada) - 01/29/2005
Minneapolis Star Tribune- 1/29/2005
More storage space; Little House
Ventura County Star - 1/27/2005
Don't just decorate - enhance your life
The Courier-Journal - 1/22/2005
In one year, out the other;biggest home trends of 2005
Des Moines Register - 1/22/2005
Your guide to the latest new home lingo
The Toronto Star - 1/22/2005
Japanese wabi-sabi traditional aesthetic gains western admirers
Tulsa World (Oklahoma) - 1/22/2005
East mystique; Design philosophies from the Far East are attracting a growing number of Westerners
Minneapolis Star Tribune - 1/19/2005
Showoffs you can visit; Be prepared to see the latest innovations for the home.
Orlando Sentinel - 01/16/2005
Less is now more for homebuyers
Contra Costa Times (California) - 1/15/2005
Architect is Redefining the American Home
Roanoke Times & World News - 1/14/2005
C2C Exhibit Showcases Futuristic Homes
Roanoke Times & World News - 1/12/2005
Living Large in a Smaller Dwelling
Charlotte Observer - 1/08/2005
Going Green, Starting Over; Down-to-earth dream house
Los Angeles Times - 1/06/2005
The future of homes and housing
Christian Science Monitor - 1/05/2005
Not So Big Showhouse: learning the principles of design and sustainable construction at the International Builders show.
Environmental Design & Construction - 01/01/2005
Designing affordable sustainable housing
Natural Life - 1/01/2005
Surrounded by nature; CamWest Development shows the possibilities available to create a better 'not big' house.
Professional Builder - 1/01/2005
THE AFFORDABLE CUSTOM DREAM
Architect tells how to get exactly what you want without busting your budget
Detroit Free Press - 12/26/2004
Home-design gathering features creative friction
The San Diego Union-Tribune - 12/19/2004
HOME / books: Spark creativity with these reads
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution - 12/17/2004
Dreaming of a World of Not So Big Houses
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - December 5, 2004
The Not So Stupid Showhouse
Fine Homebuilding Magazine - December 2004
No room to grow? Transform
Atlanta Journal-Constitution - September 24, 2004
Fewer Rooms With A View
Hagerstown Morning Herald - September 12, 2004
Every Room A Living Room
TwinCities Pioneer Press - August 29, 2004
Home Design: Carve Out an Oasis In Your Home
USA Today - September 2, 2004
Big home ideas abound in environment contest
The Roanoke Times - August 4, 2004
KUOW Radio Interview
Puget Sound Public Radio - July 8, 2004
Great Big Green Monster Mansions
Salon.com - July 7, 2004
Where Size Matters
U.S. News and World Report - June 28, 2004
The queen of space: Hold that conservatory
Financial Times - June 19, 2004
Wall Street Week with Fortune - June 4, 2004
Television interview with Karen Gibbs
More of the interview can be found in the out-takes
Quality Space: Fewer square feet hold super-size potential...
Atlanta Journal Constitution - May 18, 2004
How Not So Big Got So Big
The Washington Post - May 13, 2004
Home Designer Guided by Space, Light, Order
Pittsburgh Post Gazette - May 8, 2004
"'Home By Design' Is Guru's Thesis On Architectural Design"
Reality Times - April 27, 2004
"Books are big help in wise space use"
Desert Morning News - April 15, 2004
"Susanka's new book opens the architect's toolbox"
Star Tribune Minneapolis St. Paul - April 14, 2004
"The 3 Elements of Home Design"
Detroit Free Press - April 4, 2004
"Finally, you; After 300 years of imitating, the spirit of individuality at home
is catching on"
Chicago Tribune - April 4, 2004
"Houses Keep Getting Bigger, But That Doesn't Necessarily Mean Better"
"Size Isn't All When It Comes To Homes"
The San Diego Union-Tribune - March 28, 2004
"The Little House That Could; Latest book picks up author's less-is-more philosophy"
The Boston Globe - March 7, 2004
"Interior Design: Making a House a Home"
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - March 6, 2004
"Big Kids, Small House"
San Francisco Chronicle - March 3, 2004
"Evolving Toward Better, Not Bigger"
Philadelphia Inquirer - February 29, 2004
"Author Gives Words To Dreams"
The Associated Press - Feburary 14, 2004
"Not-So-Big Author's New Book Explains How A House Can Make A Heart Sing"
Seattle Times - February 8, 2004
"No Place Like Home"
Susan Stamberg interviews Sarah Susanka for National Public Radio's Morning Edition - December 9, 2003
"McMansion Passion is Diminishing"
USA Today - May 16, 2003
"Sarah Susanka Included in Fast Company's Fast 50 Global Trendsetters of 2002"
Fast Company Magazine - February 2003
"If you plan to build a new home or remodel your existing residence, first spend time studying Sarah Susanka's Not So Big Solutions for Your Home. On my scale of 1 to 10, this outstanding new book rates a solid 10."
~Robert J. Bruss, The Los Angeles Times - November 10, 2002
"The bottom line is: If you do residential, read Not So Big Solutions for Your Home. Your clients will. Together you might get some great ideas; at very least, it will give you something fun to talk about."
~Stephanie Stubbs, Managing Editor, AIArchitect - October 2002
"Big Ideas from the 'Not So Big House' Author"
Portland Business Journal - April 13, 2001
"Small Houses, Big Ideas"
Seattle Times - February 11, 2001
"Home Is Where The Heart Is: Best seller Sarah Susanka bucks the 'big house' trend"
Newsweek Magazine - October 16, 2000