Architecture

Kitchens Stir the Pot: Post-Covid Consumer Desires Revealed

Architecture 06.14.21

Kitchens Stir the Pot: Post-Covid Consumer Desires Revealed

The New Home Trends Institute, the new consumer-insights unit of John Burns Real Estate Consulting, shares what people want in 2021 kitchens in a TBD exclusive.

Passive Aggressive: This Bronx, NY Project Breaks Rules, Resets Expectations

Architecture 05.25.21

Passive Aggressive: This Bronx, NY Project Breaks Rules, Resets Expectations

An Ivory Prize-winning portfolio of community development projects disprove conventional wisdom that housing can be either affordable or sustainable, but not both.

What's In A Name? Garman Homes Pushes The Envelope

Architecture 04.22.21

What's In A Name? Garman Homes Pushes The Envelope

Vertical construction got underway this month on a house in Chatham Park, N.C., whose name is Barnaby. Here's why.

These 10 Game Changers Are Finalists For The 2021 Ivory Prize

Architecture 04.23.21

These 10 Game Changers Are Finalists For The 2021 Ivory Prize

A glimpse at the 2021 cohort of 10 most innovative, impactful, and scalable programs to bring affordable, equitable housing to more communities.

The Framewalk Reimagined: Learning To Live In Covid Time

Building Tech & Products 05.04.21

The Framewalk Reimagined: Learning To Live In Covid Time

The adrenaline blast a homebuyer may experience walking through a fit-and-finished home is akin to that thrill builders feel as they walk through a rough-framed and roofed enclosure. Here's a framewalk, unplugged.

On The Spectrum: Money, Mood, And Color

Architecture 04.20.21

On The Spectrum: Money, Mood, And Color

What new construction and remodeling professionals really need to know about changing color trends and their impact on sales, relationships, and profitability is a perennial challenge. This year getting this right is a bigger deal.

This Demographic Blip Could Trigger Demand Upheaval

Architecture 03.22.21

This Demographic Blip Could Trigger Demand Upheaval

While most experts fixate on supply-side disrupters and impediments in housing, population demographics could have a demand-side, not-so-nice surprise in store.

Model Home Makeover: A New Houzz, Builders Design Tie To Ease Buyer Angst

Architecture 05.05.21

Model Home Makeover: A New Houzz, Builders Design Tie To Ease Buyer Angst

What if homebuilders' expensive model home infrastructure in communities everywhere worked as a network of lifestyle vignettes buyers and remodelers could click and buy? Voila! The future is now.

Architecture 04.21.21

The Brave New World Of Trustless Homesales Begins

Touchless is one of those tortured-English functions of pandemic value propositions we could get our brains around, but "trustless?"

The Builder's Daily: 3 Reasons Why

Building Tech & Products 03.03.21

The Builder's Daily: 3 Reasons Why

Mission? Vision? Strategy? They'll all come in due time. For now, TBD is all about just being here ... with a purpose.