What: New construction on Farquar Lake, Apple Valley.

Design team: Architects Tim Alt and Roger Cummelin and designer Chad Healy, Altus Architecture + Design, Minneapolis; www.altusarch.com; 612-333-8095.

Size: 3,360 square feet, includes lower level and three bedrooms and three bathrooms.

Go online: To see a photo gallery, go to www.startribune.com/homes.


What: The Dalseth residence is among the 21 new homes and renovations -- all designed by members of the Minnesota chapter of the American Institute of Architects -- that will be on the tour. Architects will be on-site to answer questions about the design process.

Where: Twin Cities area and Nerstrand, Minn.

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 19 and 20.

Tickets: $25 available online until noon Sept. 18 at www.homesbyarchitects.org. $30 for the entire tour or $10 for individual homes on tour day at the door. For more information, call 612-338-6763.

Star tribine / aia home of the month

The Home of the Month appears in the Sunday Homes section the first Sunday of every month. The program, a partnership between the Star Tribune and the Minnesota chapter of the American Institute of Architects, features architect-designed houses selected by a jury of experts. The houses represent a range of prices, styles and locations.