Design



Green building: a vital selling tool for builders

Green building: a vital selling tool for builders

Features
November 25, 2012

More than half of builders believe that green/high-performance features help them sell new homes, according to a survey of Professional Builder readers.

Path to Zero: Tips for building net-zero energy homes

Path to Zero: Tips for building net-zero energy homes

Features
November 18, 2012

Building scientists and leading home builders offer tips and techniques for designing and building 'market-rate' net-zero energy homes.

The upside of infill development

The upside of infill development

Features
November 12, 2012

Demand is high for infill housing in urban areas as well as established suburbs. When done right, such projects can trigger positive changes in the surrounding neighborhood.

5 master suite design concepts

5 master suite design concepts

Features
November 12, 2012

Professional Builder’s House Review design team offers five concepts that maximize the functionality, efficiency, and privacy of the master suite.

White Paper: With Component Manufacturing – And Advanced CAD Design – Contractor

White Paper: With Component Manufacturing – And Advanced CAD Design – Contractors Can Increase Volume, Without Adding Staff

Features
November 02, 2012
Features
November 06, 2012

Passive House experts share tips on improving energy performance without having to meet the standard.

Features
October 07, 2012

Like green building, universal design is no longer an unfamiliar concept to home buyers, but they still need sound advice from builders on making their homes livable for as long as possible.

Features
November 06, 2012

Professional Builder’s House Review design team presents four green homes geared for today’s buyer markets.

intellectual property architectural design copyright lawsuit

intellectual property architectural design copyright lawsuit

News
September 27, 2012

A federal jury returned a $3.2 million verdict in favor of Kipp Flores Architects in a copyright infringement suit filed against Hallmark Design Homes. 

Features
September 07, 2012

In response to the number of families doubling up, builders are introducing new designs that offer independence and privacy as well as togetherness.

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