The 2017 International Builders’ Show (IBS) marks my 26th consecutive year of attendance.
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Through the ACE Academy of Eastern Iowa, students have built tree houses, baseball dugouts, and tiny houses.
Countryside Bend won gold in this year's PB Design Awards. Photo: Chris Cooper.
When a builder lives in the homes he creates, it allows for more risk taking. It also results in homes that sell faster.
A code amendment takes away hurdles for landowners
Photo: Matze Ott/Flickr
The Summerlin master planned community has been credited with being a yardstick for the city's builders
The rooftop decks at Little Falls Place are truly unique, measuring up to 800 square feet with outdoor kitchens, fireplaces, and pre-wiring for televisions. Additional upgrades include built-in grills, retractable awnings, and rough-in for hot tubs. Photo: Thomas Arledge
Urban infill housing continues to follow a growth trajectory as builders seek out locations that are close to life’s necessities.
Milgard SmartTouch Bolt SecurityMax
Milgard now offers a secondary lock that integrates into its patio door with no visible fasteners.
Even the hottest-selling plans from a few years ago need updating to match the current trends in residential design. Professiona
Even the hottest-selling plans from a few years ago need updating to match the current trends in residential design. Professional Builder’s House Review team demonstrates how to revitalize past bestsellers.
With a dual theme of “design innovation and attainable sustainability,” the Show Village homes at the International Builders' Sh
With a dual theme of “design innovation and attainable sustainability,” the Show Village homes at the International Builders' Show push the envelope when it comes to both modular housing design and ultra-green construction.