Custom Home Design

Custom Home Design



affordable housing, design trends

At Stonefield Colony in Chandler, Ariz., the best-selling Denton plan

Features
October 23, 2011

There’s potential for growth in affordable housing, both market-rate and low- to moderate-income, and none of it has to be boring.

Lean building, Scott Sedam, BIM, building information modeling

The potential for BIM to usher in a new era of improved product, lower cost, and greater profit is unassailable.

Features
October 23, 2011

Lean expert Scott Sedam goes back to his home-building roots to help pinpoint BIM’s potential as a powerful enabler for Lean building and the relentless removal of waste from product and process.

home design, home design best practices, john burns real estate consulting, resi

home design, home design best practices, john burns real estate consulting, resi

News
October 14, 2011

The days of "build it and they will come" are gone, writes Mollie Carmichael, principal with John Burns Real Estate Consulting. Carmichael says smart builders have a well-defined process for assuring success. Here are her 7 steps to designing for profit.

ipads for construction, tablets for construction, how builders are using ipads,

Design on the fly: How tablets are transforming the design process

Features
September 22, 2011

Architects, designers, and builders are turning to tablets for a variety of

design-related tasks, including in-the-field design reviews and client presentations.

Builders across the country are turning to tablet technology at a growing rate —

Builders across the country are turning to tablet technology at a growing rate — and for a host of business applications.

Features
September 21, 2011

Builders across the country are turning to tablet technology at a growing rate — and for a host of business applications.

Multi-family housing that bucks the trend

Multi-family housing that bucks the trend

Features
September 21, 2011

Strong design that satisfies home buyers’ desire for indoor/outdoor living and a single-family feel helps set these multi-family housing projects apart.

Professional Builder's House Review design team presents four creative ideas for

Professional Builder's House Review design team presents four creative ideas for right-sizing single-family detached homes.

Features
September 20, 2011

Professional Builder's House Review design team presents four creative ideas for right-sizing single-family detached homes.

Lean building, scott sedam, home construction, home building, home building tech

Scott Sedam refutes the most common misconceptions about implementing Lean process in home building.

Features
September 12, 2011

From the lack of meaningful savings to the overwhelming time commitment, Lean operations guru Scott Sedam refutes the most common misconceptions about implementing Lean process in home building.

house review, housing design, home design trends, housing design trends, residen

Professional Builder's House Review design team presents three innovative ideas for re-thinking the traditional duplex project.

Features
September 12, 2011

Professional Builder's House Review design team presents three innovative ideas for re-thinking the traditional duplex project.

lean building, suppliers and trends, scott sedam, true north development, qualit

Trade contractors share their thoughts on what it takes to create an environment where Lean building flourishes.

Features
August 20, 2011

What does it take to build a Lean culture with your suppliers and trades, and how does it impact their business and yours? To find out, Lean building guru Scott Sedam asked some builders on their own Lean journeys to suggest a few suppliers and trade contractors that “truly get it.”

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