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Are Your Kitchens Peppered with the Latest Trends?

Filed in Design, Education, IBS by on April 14, 2021 0 Comments
Are Your Kitchens Peppered with the Latest Trends?

Learn how to design show-stopper kitchens during the upcoming webinar, “The 2021 Kitchen: Floor Plans, Finishes & Design Details that Make a Kitchen Pop,” on Wednesday, April 21, from 2–3 p.m. ET.

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4 Ways to Create Communities That Work

Filed in Design, Education by on April 6, 2021 0 Comments
4 Ways to Create Communities That Work

Top design professionals have addressed growing home buyer trends in the wake of this past year as part of the ongoing Design Bites series. Use their tips to help create an eye-catching community that lives as well as it looks.

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How to Get Quick, Simple Design Tips Each Month

Filed in Design, Education by on January 13, 2021 1 Comment
How to Get Quick, Simple Design Tips Each Month

Design Bites are new monthly, bite-sized presentations that pack a punch in content, without bogging down your calendar. In 15 minutes — the time it takes to enjoy your morning coffee — speakers share design ideas, how-tos, trends and more.

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3 Design Trends to ‘Fall’ in Love With

Filed in Design by on November 27, 2020 0 Comments
3 Design Trends to ‘Fall’ in Love With

During the fall season, the trend toward design that elicits feelings of warmth and comfort is prevalent.

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Inspiring More Women to Join the Building Trades

Inspiring More Women to Join the Building Trades

The number of women employed in the construction industry grew substantially last year, rising to around 1.2 million and surpassing the peak of pre-recession employment levels. Recruiting and training more females in the skilled trades can help the industry address its labor shortage.

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How Stringent Design Regulations Restrict Housing Affordability and Choice

How Stringent Design Regulations Restrict Housing Affordability and Choice

Housing affordability has long been at the forefront of housing policy and attention. Recent land use trends provide additional development methods to make the residential development and regulation process more efficient, but some localities are moving in the opposite direction by enacting burdensome residential design standards that go well past good design principles. NAHB’s Residential Design Standards: How Stringent Regulations Restrict Affordability and Choice report addresses this issue and explores other alternatives.

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Join NAHB for Webinar Wednesdays in July

Filed in Business Management, Design, Education by on July 10, 2020 1 Comment
Join NAHB for Webinar Wednesdays in July

NAHB Education is offering a variety of dynamic webinars for housing industry professionals every Wednesday in July.

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NAHB Awards Programs Now Open

NAHB Awards Programs Now Open

Applications are now open for numerous awards that recognize the innovation and dedication of professionals throughout the home building industry.

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Fresh Air Design Options for Post-COVID-19 Market

Filed in Design, Disaster Response, Environment by on June 15, 2020 6 Comments
Fresh Air Design Options for Post-COVID-19 Market

While the pandemic has upended many things, enjoying the outdoors doesn’t need to be one of them. Whether a leafy home in the suburbs or a large apartment building in the city, there are many ways to design outdoor areas to expand living spaces for health, relaxation and recreation.

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Ohio Urban Infill Project Improves Quality of Life in Neglected Neighborhood

Ohio Urban Infill Project Improves Quality of Life in Neglected Neighborhood

The Residences at Career Gateway is a community housing development, funded with the help of Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTCs), which aims to revitalize the south side of Columbus and connect residents with meaningful workforce supports.

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