TONS of great suggestions on what to do when building a new house.
For the Home
Things That Will Make Your Home Extremely Awesome
Places & Spaces
charging and getting electronics out of the way.
Built-In Pull-Out Step Drawer for Little Kids :) Why isn't this standard in all bathrooms?
Walk - In Closet Passageway - this is a clever way to disguise a secret space - via Not So Newlywed McGees: Parade of Homes
A Closet to Love!
Fake drawers are also a great spot for extra outlets. Other great ideas on this site.
Hideaway for appliances. Keeps them handy but hidden.
Solar shingles. This is the absolute greatest things I have ever seen!
closet, closet, closet - Click image to find more Home Decor Pinterest pins
Excellent idea for the fireplace mantel... especially at Christmas time! Why didn't I think of this?!?!