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Looking to add some pizzazz to your kitchen design offerings? Check out these design concepts from Professional Builder’s House
Looking to add some pizzazz to your kitchen design offerings? Check out these design concepts from Professional Builder’s House Review design collaborative.
How BIM can work for small builders
Until recently, building information modeling has been the domain of big builders. But small- and mid-sized firms are now starting to realize the benefits of using BIM software tools.
Miller Homes, Dow Business Solutions, New York, duplex, energy efficient
Central New York builder Miller Homes announced the opening of a deconstructed duplex designed to educate the public and the industry on the importance of high performing homes.
wood, building material, study, Canada, tall structures
A new study examines the potential of wood — typically used only in low-rise building — as an option in taller structures.
Young at heart: Designing homes for new 50+ market
Discard old-hat approaches to home and community design. Aging baby boomers are more active, independent, and youthful than the preceding Eisenhower generation.
HUD, disaster proofing, how-to guide, severe weather, strategies
Newport Partners LLC, a Maryland-based consulting firm, announced the results of a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development-funded research project, “Safer, Stronger Homes: Protecting Your Risk During a Natural Disaster.”
High-density developments have grown in popularity in recent years. Professional Builder’s House Review design team presents five cutting-edge concepts.
Photo: NKBA Ottawa; Designer: Gemini Kitchen and Bath Design
Each year, the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) surveys its members to identify the latest design and specification trends in kitchen and bath design. This year, 350 NKBA members took part in the survey. Here are five emerging bathroom trends they identified. Note that four of the five can apply to kitchens as well.
Builders share the key features behind their best-selling plans, including strong curb appeal, flexible living spaces, indoor/ou
Builders share the key features behind their best-selling plans, including strong curb appeal, flexible living spaces, indoor/outdoor connections, and memorable details.
Taylor Morrison, California, Vista Del Verde, planned community
In one of the largest land sales in California in recent years, Taylor Morrison bought almost 16 acres in the Vista Del Verde master-planned project in Yorba Linda, Calif.