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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.

Sonic Boom: MultiGen's Trajectory Got A Covid Lift

Marketing & Sales 07.12.21

Sonic Boom: MultiGen's Trajectory Got A Covid Lift

The same people that brought the world the very first 'Me Generation,' are now spurring a We Generation surge to multiple generations living under a single roof.

Model Home E-Retail As-A-Service Taps Pandemic-Era Mojo

Building Tech & Products 08.26.21

Model Home E-Retail As-A-Service Taps Pandemic-Era Mojo

As Pulte ventures with Mine on turnkey interior design and furnishings e-commerce solutions, a business model pivot on model home economics begins to come clear.

2020 Census: Fast-Changing Households Hold Keys To 2030

Land 08.17.21

2020 Census: Fast-Changing Households Hold Keys To 2030

An underlying, strategically critical question for market-rate housing leaders: How geared are their organizations, designs, land plans, and price offerings for 'explosive' diversity in household composition?

What Builders And Their Partners Need To Know About Hybrid Life

Architecture 08.23.21

What Builders And Their Partners Need To Know About Hybrid Life

One of business's pandemic-era buzzwords is both all-important and transitory. There's no way around addressing it, and yet, one day, its meaning will fade.

Garman Homes' 'Barnaby' Unveils Ideas For Living In A Time Defined By The Pandemic

Architecture 07.15.21

Garman Homes' 'Barnaby' Unveils Ideas For Living In A Time Defined By The Pandemic

The concept project's close-up moment takes place in Pittsboro, N.C., spotlighting the need to listen and discover to meet new homebuyers' demands in a time defined by the pandemic.

LA Story: Architecture's Role In Solving The Affordability Crisis

Architecture 06.23.21

LA Story: Architecture's Role In Solving The Affordability Crisis

As a context to explore inspired and inspiring concepts, LA's "Low Rise" competition winners hew to a central theme: architecture as a solution for social, policy, economic, and cultural challenge.

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.

Meet Maggie Goldstone: The Reason You Like Us So Dang Much

designers 05.10.21

Meet Maggie Goldstone: The Reason You Like Us So Dang Much

Judging by our mail, you all agree that Maggie Goldstone, our Design Director, makes us look good. We asked her to explain from where her magic comes.

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.