Building Materials

Designed to catch spills and protect the wall behind sinks and stoves, the backsplash is as functional as it is decorative.

Realtor.com listed nine materials that…

According to a May survey from NAHB, 21 percent of builders reported a shortage of framing lumber, up from 7 percent in 2015.

HousingWire reports that home builders are…

The SI-modular wood-framing system designed by Hans-Ludwig Stell from Munster, Germany, is assembled entirely without nails or screws. Houses are constructed in timber simply by using interlocking connections in the…

Prefabricated home factories in the U.S. use robots and advanced tech, but they still resemble the traditional factory and assembly line. Plants overseas are much more advanced, though.

A few of the new all-affordable housing projects in San Francisco have units that cost $600,000 or more. Portland, Ore., and St. Paul, Minn., also have affordable housing that costs several hundred thousand…

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