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HousingZone's projects, project ideas, trends, and tips for residential builders, remodelers, and architects serving the residential construction industry.
Path to Zero: Tips for building net-zero energy homes
Building scientists and leading home builders offer tips and techniques for designing and building 'market-rate' net-zero energy homes.
Richwoods Development’s Richwoods community in Frisco, Texas has sold more than 130 homes in six months. The company broke ground on the gated community less than one year ago.
Crescent Resources LLC, in partnership with Taylor Duncan Interests Inc., has acquired 250 acres in Oak Point, Texas for development of a new single-family residential community. The project, located just north of Dallas, is in planning stages, with development expected to begin in the next 18 to 24 months.
KB Home has acquired Mason Ranch, a 330-acre land asset in Cedar Park/Leander West in metropolitan Austin, Texas. The builder intends to develop a master planned community on the property with 1,019 home sites.
In response to the number of families doubling up, builders are introducing new designs that offer independence and privacy as well as togetherness.
6 house designs that maximize curb appeal
By paying attention to proportions and scale and using the right materials, Professional Builder’s House Review design team proves that builders can create stunning home exteriors on virtually any budget.
Construction began recently on Aria Denver, an $80 million co-housing project in Colorado. It is the only co-housing community planned in the Denver.
Sarah Susanka’s ‘not so big’ design ideas for the post recession economy
Architect Sarah Susanka presents seven proven design ideas from her Not So Big Showhouse at SchoolStreet community in Libertyville Ill.
Layout flexibility, economical footprints, and killer curb appeal are among the common traits of the five best-selling house plans presented by the House Review team.
Home designs take aim at Generation Y
The latest residential designs are geared to Generation Y, a group that includes young singles looking for “starter” apartments, as well as older buyers who need space for growing families.