Professional Builder magazine
editor-in-chief

Amy Albert is editor-in-chief of Professional Builder magazine. Previously, she worked as chief editor of Custom Home and design editor at Builder. Amy came to writing about building by way of food journalism, as kitchen design editor at Bon Appetit and before that, at Fine Cooking, where she shot, edited, and wrote stories on kitchen design. She studied art history with an emphasis on architecture and urban design at the University of Pennsylvania and has served on several design juries.   

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April 06, 2017

This month, we bring you our annual report on the kitchen and bath design trends that hold the greatest appeal for buyers.

February 28, 2017

This month’s issue includes stories about three unfilled market niches that are significant opportunities for builders: culturally aware housing, live-work housing, and Missing Middle Housing.

February 07, 2017

There were more than 1,000 entries this year for the NAHB National Sales & Marketing Awards, and a sampling of the winning entries begins

February 01, 2017

Building a large, luxury home is not for the faint of heart.

Professional Builder’s December issue features our 2016 Builder of the Year, LGI Homes.

Growing up near Boston during the energy crisis of the mid-1970s involved waiting for the school bus in the dark during double daylight savings time, pulling on an extra sweater instead of turning

October 18, 2016

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?

August 16, 2016

Recognizing the need is the primary condition for design,” observed Modernist giant Charles Eames.

In this month’s issue, one of our most popular of the year, the readers have spoken: Our Top 100 Products are chosen by you, based on your response and inquiry throughout the year.

July 11, 2016

The “generation gap” is an idea that gained popularity in the 1960s, though it could be argued that awareness of it arose about the time that the concept of adolescence was created, at the beginnin

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March 2017

This Month in Professional Builder

Features

A 25-year veteran of the housing industry makes the case for investing in good quality up front instead of paying for bad quality later

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