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Value engineering can save time and money on any size job, even a multimillion-dollar home. The key is to start early, says Robert Hidey of Robert Hidey Architects, Irvine, Calif. Hidey offers...
Professional Builder readers share their thoughts on the state of kitchen and bath design in home building.
Want to get a leg up on the competition? Follow these simple steps for creating lively elevations.
Looking to add some pizzazz to your kitchen design offerings? Check out these design concepts from Professional Builder’s House Review design collaborative.
Until recently, building information modeling has been the domain of big builders. But small- and mid-sized firms are now starting to realize the benefits of using BIM software tools.
These vacation homes are anything but the stereotypical beach shack or cabin in the woods.
Discard old-hat approaches to home and community design. Aging baby boomers are more active, independent, and youthful than the preceding Eisenhower generation.
High-density developments have grown in popularity in recent years. Professional Builder’s House Review design team presents five cutting-edge concepts.
Builders share the key features behind their best-selling plans, including strong curb appeal, flexible living spaces, indoor/outdoor connections, and memorable details.
Bigger isn’t necessarily better in today’s housing market. Professional Builder’s House Review design team presents five small homes that pack a punch when it comes to amenities and livability.
Some changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act go into effect beginning March 15, 2012.
One of these homes was built for empty nesters who wished to downsize. The other is currently a vacation home, but will be a primary residence when the owners retire. The homes have more in common...
Designing a new elevation series is a lot of fun. It's an opportunity to define your brand and create homes that will speak to buyers emotionally, writes architect Todd Hallett. He identifies...
Professional Builder’s House Review design team presents five plans that trim the fat and focus on traffic flow, flexibility, and efficiency.
To answer the demand for universal design, manufacturers continue to develop products for the home that help make the user’s experience safer and more comfortable.
With this issue, we also are pleased to present photos of winning entries to our Professional Builder Design Awards. I encourage you to dig deep into this issue and see the great work submitted by...
In honor of Professional Builder's 75th anniversary, we profile pioneering figures, breakthrough ideas, and transformative market trends that have shaped home building since 1936.
Professional Builder's House Review design team presents creative solutions for live/work housing.