Innovations

Custom Builder's articles, surveys, ideas, trends, and tips on innovation for residential builders, remodelers, and architects serving the residential construction industry.



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Virtual reality rendering by Radical Galaxy of kitchen to be built by Lochwood-Lozier

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A next generation custom home builder takes a virtual leap to help clients see their future

Designed to withstand natural disasters, exterior, poolside of modern mansion in hills above Los Angeles by Landry Design Group

Los Angeles-based Landry Design Group collaborates with structural and civil engineers on hillside homes to determine if the best seismic reinforcement is concrete caissons sunk into the ground, or a mat-slab foundation in which the home’s weight is evenly distributed across the foundation. Photo: Erhard Pfeiffer

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

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Scientists create a process to render wood transparent and stronger than glass or plastic

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SUMMER 2020

This Month in Custom Builder

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Provides added protection against moisture and mold and allows for 
increased ventilation and drainage

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The philosophy of the German Bauhaus school of art and design drives this Dallas-based custom builder

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