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IBS Remodeled Show Home Aims to Keep Original Mid-Century Character

Filed in Design, IBS, Remodeling by on September 21, 2021 0 Comments
IBS Remodeled Show Home Aims to Keep Original Mid-Century Character

Staying true to its original character is the primary objective for The New American Remodel® 2022 – a flagship exhibit of the 2022 NAHB International Builders’ Show® in Orlando. As the project continues to take shape and prepares for its debut at IBS Feb. 8-10, the build team is confident show attendees will be impressed with the final product.

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Community Planning in a Post-COVID World

Filed in Design, Disaster Response by on September 10, 2021 0 Comments
Community Planning in a Post-COVID World

What will residential communities look like after the COVID-19 pandemic subsides? Although sweeping changes aren’t likely, here’s what architects, planners and developers believe we’ll see.

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Award-Winning Spec Home Leverages Benefits of Building Healthy Homes

Filed in Awards, Design, Sustainability and Green Building by on September 3, 2021 1 Comment
Award-Winning Spec Home Leverages Benefits of Building Healthy Homes

The rise in building material prices, shortages in labor and rise in home sales prices are leading some builders to pivot from pre-sales and/or custom builds to a speculative building business model. Maximizing interest and managing build costs are critical to successfully building and selling spec homes. Here’s how one builder did it.

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Total Resident Wellbeing at the Center of Global Innovation Award-Winning Community

Filed in Awards, Design by on August 30, 2021 0 Comments
Total Resident Wellbeing at the Center of Global Innovation Award-Winning Community

Developers, builders and home designers are now more focused than ever on health and wellness considerations in their home plans.

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BALA Application Deadline Extended

Filed in Awards, Design by on August 23, 2021 0 Comments
BALA Application Deadline Extended

The Best in American Living Awards (BALA) — the building industry’s premier residential design awards program, spotlighting the most creative and talented building industry professionals — is now accepting applications through Sept. 10, 2021.

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Join NAHB this Summer for Webinars on Wednesdays

Join NAHB this Summer for Webinars on Wednesdays

NAHB Education hosts webinars on Wednesdays for members covering a wide range of important issues. This summer, hot topics like the labor shortage in construction, high-performance remodeling and much more will be covered.

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L.A.’s New ADU Program Offers Flexibility and Style

L.A.’s New ADU Program Offers Flexibility and Style

Recognizing the growing popularity of accessory dwelling units (ADUs) in Los Angeles and their potential to alleviate the shortage of affordable housing, Mayor Eric Garcetti and the Los Angeles Department of Building Safety recently announced a new program that aims to simplify the permitting process and put attractively designed ADUs in back yards.

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Generations Cite Their Must-Have Kitchen and Bath Features

Filed in Design, Economics, Trends by on June 29, 2021 6 Comments
Generations Cite Their Must-Have Kitchen and Bath Features

Home buyer preferences for kitchen and bath features can vary significantly by generations, according to survey results from NAHB’s recent study, What Home Buyers Really Want, 2021 Edition. 

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The Top Kitchen and Bath Features that Buyers Crave

Filed in Design, Economics, Trends by on June 22, 2021 5 Comments
The Top Kitchen and Bath Features that Buyers Crave

NAHB’s recent study, What Home Buyers Really Want, 2021 Edition, reveals the key kitchen and bathroom amenities that home buyers cannot live without.

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IBS 2022 Show Home Displays Forward-Thinking Designs

IBS 2022 Show Home Displays Forward-Thinking Designs

The New American Home® 2022 is preparing to take center stage as a main attraction during the next NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS). Construction is well underway of the 2022 show home, which aims to raise the bar for high performance, modern amenities and contemporary flair.

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