This tale starts almost seventy years ago, when Travis Powell’s grandfather opened a hotel in the small California town of Lone Pine. When Travis, who manages the hotel today, and his wife Jen returned from serving in Afghanistan, they began searching for a modern, technologically...

Over the past year, the Acre team has been heads-down, hard at work. This "remaking housing" thing poses some major challenges, and you haven't heard much from us as we've been silently chipping away at it. In this 2-part post we'll update you on that...

In 1900, Nikola Tesla imagined world very different from his dingy, coal-driven surroundings. He understood that power was actually all around us, waiting to be harnessed. It’s why Tesla Motors chose him as their namesake as they lead the way toward a solar-powered electric future.In...

Where we’ve been and where we’re going. As our most expensive purchase, and the place we spend the majority of our time, homes should be the most inspired, life-changing product we own. But this is not the case.The past 50 years housing has been cheaply-made, inefficient,...

The average home was built over 37 years ago.  Much has changed in that time, and those changes could have big impacts for your family.  Homes built over 10 years ago are likely not going to have some of the basic health and safety features...