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.
Casa Trabajar from EDI International
Fresh interpretations of a setup that was once standard in most downtowns and villages
The standout kitchen and bath features in The New American Home 2017 offer innovation, luxury, and new takes on the tried and true
Builders are introducing new floor plans that respond to the needs of an increasingly diverse population
Two-toned kitchens are becoming more popular with interior designers and homeowners. Designer: Leslie Lamarre, CKD, CID. Photo: Bernard Andre.
Contemporary aesthetics, quartz countertops, and vinyl flooring are becoming more popular in kitchen and bath design
First-time buyers desire amenities and features such as separate laundry rooms, low-E windows, Energy Star–rated appliances, programmable thermostats, and exterior lighting
Master bath at the Tierra, a home from Dahlin Group Architecture
Today’s master suite offers practicality, top-tier finishes, and a variety of hardworking private spaces
A lack of starter home inventory and the demand for homes in city centers have been cited as reasons for the price increases