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HousingZone's projects, project ideas, trends, and tips for residential builders, remodelers, and architects serving the residential construction industry.



outdoor living, home design, residential design, outdoor kitchen, patio design

Professional Builder’s House Review design team presents five innovative concepts for bringing the inside out.

Features
July 13, 2011

Creating an indoor-outdoor relationship is nothing new. But as the home-building industry continues to decrease the size of homes and searches for ways to add value to designs, extending living space outdoors becomes a critical design component. Professional Builder's House Review design team presents five outdoor living concepts.

residential design, architecture, residential architecture, townhouse living

Professional Builder's House Review design team presents five cutting-edge plans for urban townhouse living.

Features
May 31, 2011

Professional Builder's House Review design team offers several examples of urban townhouse that maintain a sense of identity with the existing neighborhoods while also offering a sense of privacy and security.

Trumark Homes, Resmark Equity partner on Silicon Valley residential developments

Trumark Homes, Resmark Equity partner on Silicon Valley residential developments

News
May 04, 2011

Trumark Homes, in a joint venture partnership with Resmark Equity Partners, is planning to build two residential communities in San Jose and Santa Clara, Calif. Once completed, the anticipated revenue from both developments will total approximately $148 million.

News
May 06, 2011

Thirteen builders, remodelers, and other home-building industry professionals were honored this week as winners of National Green Building Awards by the National Association of Home Builders at the 13th annual National Green Building Conference in Salt Lake City.

Features
April 18, 2011

Our team of architects and designers offers six designs that emphasize the value of proper kitchen layout and location. Ranging from an award-winning luxury home to sketches for smaller-size designs, each concept confirms that the kitchen has become the “command center” and focal point of virtually every new home.

Features
April 18, 2011

Beazer, Oakwood, and Winchester are among the home builders utilizing building information modeling technology to gain efficiencies in the tough housing market.

Features
April 16, 2011

What makes a home a best-seller? Price, location, and amenities are important, but design can make or break a sale. We profile eight home designs that have what it takes to make customers sign on the dotted line.

20 ways to save $5,000 a unit

20 ways to save $5,000 a unit

Features
April 10, 2011

From optimizing foundation design to reducing roof pitch to re-thinking your trash-removal process, Lean operations guru Scott Sedam identifies numerous ways to save a bundle on each and every home you build.

News
March 31, 2011

Land on Development Company is planning to develop 506 acres of newly acquired property in Texas into a master-planned residential community.

Builders profit from distressed land acquisitions

Builders profit from distressed land acquisitions

Features
March 27, 2011

While many home builders are minimizing exposure to land assets, opportunistic companies like Charter Homes, Signature Homes, and Toll Brothers view distressed land acquisition as a solution for both short-term survival and future success.

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