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Project ideas, trends, and tips for residential builders, remodelers, and architects serving the residential construction industry.



Taylor Morrison, California, Vista Del Verde, planned community

Taylor Morrison buys last parcels of Calif. planned community

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In one of the largest land sales in California in recent years, Taylor Morrison bought almost 16 acres in the Vista Del Verde master-planned project in Yorba Linda, Calif.

Valle Group builds Passive House-certified home in New England

Valle Group builds Passive House-certified home in New England

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Earlier this month, the Valle Group completed construction on the nation’s 24th certified Passive House, located in East Falmouth, Mass. The house was built virtually airtight and is heated through passive solar gain, according to standards set by the Passive House Institute in Urbana, Ill.

remodeling market, remodeling, residential remodeling

Case Design/Remodeling awards home makeover to community volunteer

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This summer, the home of U.S. Army veteran Gary Gaal will be transformed with a low maintenance, energy efficient, beautiful exterior by Case Design/Remodeling Inc.

Expansive picture windows and glass doors in this 1930s beach cottage in Malibu,

Expansive picture windows and glass doors in this 1930s beach cottage in Malibu, Calif., provide breathtaking views of the ocean

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Not exactly the simple cottages you remember from childhood, these vacation homes in Malibu, Calif., Indian Beach, Del., and Groton Long Point, Conn., are made for getting away — in style.

7 trends in kitchen design

7 trends in kitchen design

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The recession has had a major impact on kitchen design. Gone are the ornate and formal styles with travertine marble flooring and intricate decorative trim. Clients today are moving toward cleaner-looking cabinet faces and richer, more rural themes. These are among the latest trends in kitchen design.

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Last month, the U.S. Census Bureau released the first batch of the freshly collected 2010 census data of the nation. The big news so far: The official resident population count increased 9.7 percent over the 2000 census to 308.74 million people (the slowest growth rate since the Great Depression), with most growth occurring in the South and West regions, led by Texas.

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Standard Pacific Homes has purchased five sites from Crescent Resources at its Chapel Grove development near Lake Wylie, N.C. The company will also purchase an additional 28 sites in the luxury home development.

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Bill Saint and Doug Dozier, former executives with recently shuttered Simonini Builders, have launched a Charlotte-area luxury home building company that will take over where their former employer left off — building custom homes in two former Simonini neighborhoods.

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Custom Builder has searched far and wide for some of the most impressive custom projects to land on our doorstep. Take a look at three projects from award-winning architects and designers

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With a $150,000 budget the solution for using a shipping container as a custom home solved several problems for this home site located alongside the James River in Webster County, Mo.

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SUMMER 2019

This Month in Custom Builder

Products

Union is an industrial-inspired bath fittings collection from the UK-based brand Crosswater London

Features

Collaboration holds the key to a smoother selections process that satisfies both client and builder

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