Technology has become integrated into our homes with devices such as networked doorbells, smart thermostats, and wireless light bulbs.
What can builders do when faced with opposition from anti-growth groups and a governor's unfriendly smart growth policy?
Monitoring Land & Housing Markets: An Essential Tool for Smart Growth details a new method for monitoring land.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is cracking down on storm-water compliance, beginning with enforcement against larger builders.
Thomas W. Kopf's new book, Building Community, aims to impart a broader understanding of 'community' to builders and others involved in the community-planning loop.
Architect Ken Newberry, principal with Newberry Campa Design Studio in Houston, has a motto: 'Everyone deserves a great architectural design.'
PLANetizen, a Web community run by Los Angeles-based Urban Insight, compiled this list of the top 10 books published in 2003.
It has been compared to the video game SimCity, but at $4,995 a pop, CommunityViz 3-D simulation and modeling software is no toy.
Builders faced with a permit fee hike might want to resist the urge to rush in plans before it takes effect.
How much land is enough? You never can tell, but don't despair - neither can Wall Street analysts or GIANTS such as Toll Brothers, the $2.3 billion luxury home builder based in Huntingdon Valley, Pa.
Dirttogo.com is a Web site to remember if you run into problems with too much cut or too little fill.