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PROJECT: OLD LANDING II, CHARLESTON, S.C.
BUILDER: JACKSONBUILT CUSTOM HOMES, CHARLESTON
ARCHITECT: CLARKE DESIGN GROUP, MT. PLEASANT, S.C.
INTERIOR DESIGNER: AMEN DESIGN CO., CHARLESTON
PHOTO: PATRICK BRICKMAN

Historic house shapes merged with modern features satisfy a variety of client wish lists while making neighbors happy

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Custom-home builders share why they gave Instagram a try and why the social media platform is essential for their marketing outreach

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A steel staircase would be too expensive, but the exposed timbers inside provided inspiration

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The Verandah House in Hampton Island, Ga. is an example of the classical architecture that architect Andrew Cogar embraces (Photo: Attic Fire Photography).

Architect Andrew B. Cogar on tradition, teamwork, and sustainability in classical/historical architecture.

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Large triple-pane windows on the south side of this net-zero certified Passive House in Halifax allow for lake views and maximum sun for heating. On the north, street-facing side, fewer and smaller windows make the home more efficient (Photos: Elemental Photography).

There's nothing passive about Natalie Leonard's drive to build sustainable affordable Passive homes

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Building a home near the water is a dream come true, but there are important considerations.

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Photos: Beth Snyder

Home library study with intricate wood work designed by Carrie Long that holds more than 2,000 books and the wine room that displays bottles laying down and standing.

Meditation room by Tres Jolie Maison

Photos: Courtesy Tres Jolie Maison

The meditation room and occasional spare bedroom uses cork, copper, crystal, oxygen scrubbing plants, and a cooler color palette to create a calming ambiance.

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A preconstruction process that convinces potential clients to pay for estimating is less about contract language and more about beginning a relationship

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.

WINTER 2020

This Month in Custom Builder

Products

Five sizes of these wall-mount vanities designed by Jeffrey Alexander are available

Features

Custom-home builders share why they gave Instagram a try and why the social media platform is essential for their marketing outreach

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