The 2017 International Builders’ Show (IBS) marks my 26th consecutive year of attendance.
Various case studies on Residential Projects, and Products in the Residential Remodeling and Building industry.
Forest Grove, Ore., enacted regulations for several housing developments that require homes built less than 5 feet from a property line be sided and roofed with non-combustible material or equipped with fire suppression systems.
Designs that were popular during the housing boom will probably need some fine-tuning to make them appeal to the current market.
Designs that were popular during the housing boom will probably need some fine-tuning to make them appeal to the current market. By updating plans, builders can also trim the fat and save money.
Best-in-class customer satisfaction
Award-winning builders share their process for making happy customers.
6 house designs that maximize curb appeal
By paying attention to proportions and scale and using the right materials, Professional Builder’s House Review design team proves that builders can create stunning home exteriors on virtually any budget.
High-density detached housing offers an alternative product design that has proven to be popular with both buyers and builders.
Bassenian Lagoni's Dave Kosco offers a multi-family plan designed to live differently than other multi-family options on the market and build more affordably as well.
Larry Garnett presents a plan with a garage that has room for two cars and a fully equipped living quarters above.
Jerry Messman of BSB Design presents a unique house plan geared for people who are looking to share housing.
Phil Kean's design concept for the New American Home features movable glass panels and a large lanai to maximize outdoor living.
Sarah Susanka's Not So Big Showhouse project places the primary living spaces adjacent to the front porch to facilitate movement outside.