Technology has become integrated into our homes with devices such as networked doorbells, smart thermostats, and wireless light bulbs.
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Two top practitioners of high-density design provide insight on building affordable high-density housing without compromising privacy.
Tampa, Fla.-based builder Mike Morris grabbed a plumb when he got hold of the site for Anchor Cove at MiraBay. Then he made sure the product was as special as the site.
How a North Carolina modular builder found his niche.
Professional Builder has formed an alliance with DesignLens.com a fee-based subscription service for floor plans, model homes, site plans and master plan tours. Its users include builders, developers, architects, interior designers and suppliers. These subscribers gain awareness and knowledge of the most influential design trends affecting our industry.
A new American Institute of Architects survey uncovers the latest design trends, catering to communities complete with shopping and transportation, and allowing space for gatherings.
Outdoor rooms can be fun, fancy and free. One thing is certain: buyers want them, and more builders are delivering the outdoor rooms customers crave. Read about the design trends going into outdoor spaces.
A bevy of experts chime in on what they see as the must-have features for today's home buyers.
A wheelchair accessibility challenged floor plan offered in an age-restricted community is reconfigured without sacrificing striking features, volume spaces and attractive exteriors.
For builders erecting a home that's slab on grade or only has a crawlspace, moisture proofing is important. Builders planning on a finished basement with all the bells and whistles owe it to themselves and their customers to protect the home buyer's investment by using the best waterproofing methods.
Many builders report clients have a limited understanding of aging in place — but when they learn more, they're sold. The main reason people are sold on aging in place is that it often doesn't cost anything. Many aging-in-place design features don't cost anything now, but if overlooked, they'll cost a whole lot later on.