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.
Custom Home Design
Custom Home Design
Young at heart: Designing homes for new 50+ market
Discard old-hat approaches to home and community design. Aging baby boomers are more active, independent, and youthful than the preceding Eisenhower generation.
HUD, disaster proofing, how-to guide, severe weather, strategies
Newport Partners LLC, a Maryland-based consulting firm, announced the results of a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development-funded research project, “Safer, Stronger Homes: Protecting Your Risk During a Natural Disaster.”
High-density developments have grown in popularity in recent years. Professional Builder’s House Review design team presents five cutting-edge concepts.
Photo: NKBA Ottawa; Designer: Gemini Kitchen and Bath Design
Each year, the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) surveys its members to identify the latest design and specification trends in kitchen and bath design. This year, 350 NKBA members took part in the survey. Here are five emerging bathroom trends they identified. Note that four of the five can apply to kitchens as well.
Builders share the key features behind their best-selling plans, including strong curb appeal, flexible living spaces, indoor/ou
Builders share the key features behind their best-selling plans, including strong curb appeal, flexible living spaces, indoor/outdoor connections, and memorable details.
Taylor Morrison, California, Vista Del Verde, planned community
In one of the largest land sales in California in recent years, Taylor Morrison bought almost 16 acres in the Vista Del Verde master-planned project in Yorba Linda, Calif.
Bigger isn’t necessarily better in today’s housing market. Professional Builder’s House Review design team presents five small homes that pack a punch when it comes to amenities and livability.
PB Design Awards: 20 award-winning projects that reflect today’s buyers
Mortgage applications, increase, January, Mortgage Bankers Association, MBA
For the week of Jan. 6, 2012, mortgage loan applications rose 4.5 percent from the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers’ Assocation’s latest report.
Some changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act go into effect beginning March 15, 2012.