Design



News
December 24, 2012

As the calendar year comes to a close, we recap the most popular Professional Builder articles in 2012.

Features
December 16, 2012

Professional Builder’s House Review design team offers six infill housing design concepts.

Designs that were popular during the housing boom will probably need some fine-t

Designs that were popular during the housing boom will probably need some fine-tuning to make them appeal to the current market.

Features
December 10, 2012

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.

News
December 05, 2012

Legendary residential architect Barry A. Berkus passed away on Friday, November 30 at the age of 77. He was surrounded by family at the Serenity House hospice care facility in Santa Barbara. 

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.

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