Merging Ancient Construction With Modern Living

This vacation home pushes the boundaries of traditional log construction techniques and incorporates elegant details elevating this typically rustic building method




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Construction

Net Zero and Beyond

Different roads to energy and resource independence

Custom Builder

Veteran Builder Talks Group Purchasing and Building Science on DuPont's Residentially Speaking Podcast

Builder Bill Smithers decided to leave his division president position for a national builder to enter the world of custom home building. He…

Building Materials

Benjamin Obdyke Liquid Flashing

Benjamin Obdyke has expanded its line of flashing with the addition of a liquid-applied product

Architecture

Design Details: Feel The Burn

San Diego designer/builder Rob Wells creates the Gnar (short for gnarly) House that breaks some rules

Best Practices

Resilient Design: Ready for Natural Disasters

Resilient design creates homes that can survive natural disasters and stay functional in the aftermath

Building Materials

Door Hardware

Nostalgic Warehouse takes crystal door knobs to the next level with a bright infusion of color that lends an unexpected glamour to their heirloom-…

Leadership

Why you should embrace the Hispanic conflict

  Shawn Coyne is a writing partner to Steven Pressfield. Mr. Pressfield wrote The War of Art, the most important book ever written for people…

Leadership

Rosetta Stone, relevance, and retention

  Living in a small sliver of the language pie Rosetta Stone enlarged, we owe a debt of gratitude to the public company. Rosetta has been shelling…

Leadership

“We’ve done this a lot. You...as a group…are stupid.”


    Last week I went to the Chicago filming of “America’s Got Talent”, the NBC show that accepts all comers who don’t make it on American Idol, X…

Leadership

10 steps to mastering field quality – A positive indicator for a recovering industry

The 5th article in my series on Quality Management was just published by Professional Builder Magazine and appears concurrently on www.HousingZone.…