Few things in construction cause as much confusion as green building.
Kitchen as living room, bathroom as spa, and clean, contemporary lines all around. Here are the design features that are pulling in buyers.
Buyer co-ops are trying to do more than just find rebates for home builders.
Multigenerational living is on the rise, and custom builders are coming up with ingenious solutions for each client
New England Victorian meets West Coast style in this outdoor living space.
A detached pool house with an art room, sauna, bedroom, and bath serves as both changing room, studio, and guest quarters. Architect Anni Tilt says the gently curving corrugated-metal roofs offer a softer take on typical agrarian structures and mimic the surrounding tree canopies. (Photo: Edward Caldwell)
These high-performance custom homes offer a wealth of ideas, from straw-bale and rammed-earth construction to precast concrete panels and VOC-scavenging drywall
House 610, in San Antonio’s Alamo Heights, was designed and built by Craig McMahon Architects. Craig’s brother Cavan McMahon, owner of Half Inch of Water Studios, did the detail work, including building the home’s steel and wood cabinetry, concrete countertops, and weathered steel fireplace (Photo: Dror Baldinger).
Craig and Cavan McMahon design and build to suit themselves, creating demand for their innovative, practical, custom homes
The need to more construction workers to satisfy new housing demand over the next five years could siphon employees and capital from other sectors of the economy.
Scientists create a process to render wood transparent and stronger than glass or plastic
Partial-height screens transformed this basement into a space reminiscent of East Asia.