Last month, I attended NAHB’s midyear meeting in Miami and had the pleasure of sitting in on a presentation by Daniel Swift, president and CEO of Des Moines-based architecture group BSB Design.
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The kitchen and baths in The New American Home offer contemporary design, cutting-edge technology, and the comforts and conveniences that buyers crave
Private Residence, Winter Park, Fla.
Builder/Architect: Phil Kean Design Group, Winter Park
Photo: Uneek Luxury Tours/Courtesy Phil Kean Design Group
This courtyard home uses 12-foot sliding glass doors to open the interior living space to the lanai. The lanai itself is 1,132 square feet and features a koi pond, a summer kitchen, and an outdoor dining and seating area. Opening the home to the outdoors doubles the home’s living space.
Well-designed exterior living enhances a new home’s appeal in all types of climates
Reaching out to elected officials and fighting excessive regulations are two of the main ways NAHB will be looking to advance its policy agenda
The NKBA's 2016 Design Trends Survey explores the top 10 trends in kitchens and the top 10 trends in baths, as well as a compilation of other new developments.
A new survey from the Net-Zero Energy Coalition found that there are currently 6,771 residential units that produce as much renewable energy as they consume, or could do so with slight modifications.
The combined rotation of the building and roof produces 25,000 kWh/year of electricity, five times as much energy as a home of comparable size would typically use.
In a presentation titled “2016 Economic and Housing Outlook,” during the International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas, Kevin C. Gillen, chief economist at Meyers Research, laid out the major issues facing the industry in 2016.
The lack of skilled labor is a massive problem for the construction industry, but so far there's been little effort made to find solutions