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Stretching the Budget to Meet the Massachusetts Stretch Code

We take a look at Massachusetts' Stretch Code and how it's affecting design and construction on The House That Blues Built




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Green & Sustainable

5 Ways to Approach the Future of Green Building

Key steps to create a more sustainable industry

Custom Builder

Windows and Wood Tie Modern Midwest Home to the Outdoors

An architecture firm designed a modern Indianapolis home with an abundance of glass and greenery to reflect the occupants’ biophilic interest.…

Green & Sustainable

Q + A: Designing a Sustainable Future

Stephanie Horowitz, of ZeroEnergy Design, talks about how builders and designers can dip into energy-efficient homes and embrace sustainable building

Business

Q&A: Green Conscience on Chicago's South Side

A city builder tackles affordability and environmental concerns

Design

Liquid Reserves: A San Francisco Home Focuses on Water Conservation

Located near the crest of San Francisco’s exclusive Russian Hill neighborhood, the 9,500-square-foot, five-bedroom house has plenty of luxury…

Architecture

Q + A: Fresh Philosophy

A builder's new ideas for tackling sourcing, sustainability, and other industry challenges

Case Studies

Energy Efficiency: Getting to Net Zero

Homes that meet Passive House standards require less investment in solar to achieve net zero

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

Business

Custom Clients Opt For Smaller, Smarter Homes

Thoughtfully designed, scaled-down homes are more sustainable, enabling clients to live well with less

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