Last month, I attended NAHB’s midyear meeting in Miami and had the pleasure of sitting in on a presentation by Daniel Swift, president and CEO of Des Moines-based architecture group BSB Design.
Keeping your floor systems solid and quiet is a true engineering challenge. Just don’t expect to get any kudos for it
Standalone dwellings that share lots with larger main houses could offer affordable living options and help alleviate housing shortages in major cities.
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Some 41% of builders with 100 unit starts or more said they would use drones within the next three years.
Scott Sedam examines popular conceptions on how to fix the trade labor shortage.
12 home building fallacies that get in our way
Modern building assemblies are less tolerant of design and installation flaws, which requires that today’s homes be better designed and built.
Lowering your HERS scores will benefit both you and your buyers
Left to right: John Collier, VP of Waterscapes Pools & Spas; Randy Turkovics, president, Neal Signature Homes; Pat Neal, owner/chairman executive committee; Charlene Neal, president, Charlene Neal PureStyle; Michael Storey, president; Michael Greenberg, Southwest Florida regional president. Photo: Gary Bogdon/DB Photo Agency.
The Great Recession offered some hard lessons for Neal Communities—and a chance to do better than ever before.
Simplification is never about merely stripping out features or dumbing down the product. In fact, simplification is a way of thinking, designing, and operating that can improve product along with profits
When complexity exceeds capacity, everyone loses. Here's the first step in fixing a broken process