Genuine Custom Homes used lightweight, easy-to-install, polyurethane Fypon woodgrain beams on the interior of a rustic-themed home.

Jeremy Meek

Integrated project delivery minimizes inefficiencies and mazimizes the talents of every team member

Viiew_of_Lake_Michigan_from_North_Shore_backyard

(Photo: Scott Shigley Photography)

Dual landscaping, permeable pavers, and pool with integrated hot tub are among the outdoor living elements featured in Design Spotlight.

Conservatory by Tanglewood

Three contributors offer their designs for letting the light in.

Girl looking into the woods from  floor to ceiling windows

(Photos: Tzu Chen)

A creative duo's partnership is driven by client needs, site specifics, and school schedules

Architect Chris Kempel design-American farmhouse look-Oregon-photo by Eric Staudenmaier

Photo: Eric Staudenmaier

See how architect Chris Kempel blends classic farmhouse with modern sensibilities

Jackson Hole Kitchen

Two dramatic getaways make the most of their environments

Front of Minneapolis house infill project sloped offset roof

Nordeast Nest in Minneapolis has a south-facing roof that is sloped to accommodate a future solar array. The porch roof is also sloped. These elements bring a contemporary flair to the mix, says architect Tim Eian of TE Studio. RJ Stegora was the builder. Photo: Corey Gaffer Photography

Custom infill projects require architects and builders to play nice with neighbors and planning officials

Builder getting hammered by a customer

Photo: Auremar/123RF

Custom home builders share the red flags they look for when screening clients and deciding whether to keep them or let them go

Shingle-style home in Martha's Vineyard

Designed by Patrick Ahearn and built by Peter Rosbeck, this home on Marth's Vineyard exhibits all the key elements of Shingle style, including Palladian windows, gambrel roofs, and weathered shingles (Photo: Greg Premru).

No eclecticism here--these two custom homes are authentic examples of modern and Shingle-style architecture

Videos

Mark Richardson, CR on New Partnership with Professional Remodeler and Professional Builder

Case Design Remodeling co-chairman Mark Richardson recently joined Professional Remodeler and Professional Builder magazines as a columnist. Richardson takes a moment to describe the partnership and a vision for the residential construction industry.

Selling Strategies

Mark Richardson on sales strategies in today's environment.

Submitted Video: Habitat For Humanity's Builders Blitz Day 2 - Meeting Energy Star 3.0

Tapco Group's Kelly Warren discusses Energy Star 3.0 with the lead contractor for one of Habitat for Humanity's Builder Blitz 2012 homes. Habitat's annual Builders Blitz has a goal of building 200 homes in one week.

Submitted Video: Habitat For Humanity's Builders Blitz Day 4 - Gideon Pointe Neighborhood

Tapco Group's Kelly Warren talks with Bob Calhoun, executive director of Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity, about the 40-home Gideon Pointe neighborhood under construction by Habitat for Humanity in Wilmington, N.C.

September 2017

This Month in Custom Builder

Products

The shades are made of metal with an optical acrylic diffuser.

Features

Integrated project delivery minimizes inefficiencies and mazimizes the talents of every team member

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