Custom Home Design

Custom Home Design



Builders across the country are turning to tablet technology at a growing rate —

Builders across the country are turning to tablet technology at a growing rate — and for a host of business applications.

Features
September 21, 2011

Builders across the country are turning to tablet technology at a growing rate — and for a host of business applications.

Multi-family housing that bucks the trend

Multi-family housing that bucks the trend

Features
September 21, 2011

Strong design that satisfies home buyers’ desire for indoor/outdoor living and a single-family feel helps set these multi-family housing projects apart.

Professional Builder's House Review design team presents four creative ideas for

Professional Builder's House Review design team presents four creative ideas for right-sizing single-family detached homes.

Features
September 20, 2011

Professional Builder's House Review design team presents four creative ideas for right-sizing single-family detached homes.

Lean building, scott sedam, home construction, home building, home building tech

Scott Sedam refutes the most common misconceptions about implementing Lean process in home building.

Features
September 12, 2011

From the lack of meaningful savings to the overwhelming time commitment, Lean operations guru Scott Sedam refutes the most common misconceptions about implementing Lean process in home building.

house review, housing design, home design trends, housing design trends, residen

Professional Builder's House Review design team presents three innovative ideas for re-thinking the traditional duplex project.

Features
September 12, 2011

Professional Builder's House Review design team presents three innovative ideas for re-thinking the traditional duplex project.

lean building, suppliers and trends, scott sedam, true north development, qualit

Trade contractors share their thoughts on what it takes to create an environment where Lean building flourishes.

Features
August 20, 2011

What does it take to build a Lean culture with your suppliers and trades, and how does it impact their business and yours? To find out, Lean building guru Scott Sedam asked some builders on their own Lean journeys to suggest a few suppliers and trade contractors that “truly get it.”

55-plus housing, older couple housing, pulte, d.r. horton

55-plus housing, older couple housing, pulte, d.r. horton

News
August 09, 2011

Builders specializing in communities for active seniors over 55, such as PulteGroup’s Del Webb brand and D.R. Horton, are offering new home designs featuring snore rooms near the master bedroom for couples who can’t always catch a good night’s sleep together due to differing schedules, nocturnal habits or medical conditions.

framing mistakes, Architect,Todd Hallett, TK Design and Architecture

Architect Todd Hallett of TK Design and Architecture has identified the most common mistake house framers make that costs builde

Features
August 08, 2011

Architect Todd Hallett of TK Design and Architecture has identified the most common mistake house framers make that costs builders hundreds of dollars per project — too many headers. Hallett offers practical advice for eliminating costly headers.

model home, award-winning model homes

Super models and award-winning model homes have more in common than you might think. Here are nine essential elements from the w

Features
August 08, 2011

Super models and award-winning model homes have more in common than you might think. Here are nine essential elements from the world of high fashion that will take your model homes to the next level.

zero-energy homes, ibacos, best practices

Developers of a cost-conscious zero-energy home offer guidance on building uber-green homes on a budget.

Features
August 01, 2011

Developers of a cost-conscious zero-energy home offer guidance on building uber-green homes on a budget.

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