The beloved architectural style known as Craftsman has undeniably British roots, yet it’s unmistakably American, from Oregon to Alabama to Illinois. Might that explain its enduring appeal?
Builders are stealing obesity headlines since the American Journal of Preventive Medicine in June let slip a report planned for print in August, 'Obesity Relationships with Community Design, Physical Activity, and Time Spent in Cars,' and consumer news...
Waukesha, Wis.-based Bielinski Homes is making some changes, but the builder remains committed to conservation development.
Landscaping can have a huge effect on the energy efficiency and comfort of a home, says consultant David Johnston, president of What's Working, based in Boulder, Colo.
Today's legal landscape for home building contributes to the crisis in affordable housing. As cities, counties and states cope with their own mounting fiscal shortfalls, the robust housing sector looks like a fruitful feeding ground for new sources of ...
Atlanta-based Homestar Mortgage Services is luring builders with free feasibility reports.
Site plans are as important as home plans in rural settings where communing with nature is as important as community.
From four lots to 40,000 green acres, the fundamentals of land acquisition apply long before the buy.
By tracking residential building permits issued in a city, county, metropolitan area or state and comparing trends, a builder can learn a lot for free.
Building higher-density communities with tighter infrastructure designs and community services can save significant costs, according to The Brookings Institution's Center on Urban and Metropolitan Policy.
Think twice before developing large, controversial parcels.