Build-By-Numbers House Can Be Printed And Constructed In A Day
Architect Alastair Parvin and his team based in London have come up with an open-source construction kit that anyone can get off the net and use to build a home.
Thu May 23, 2013
Morris Habitat for Humanity Volunteers Build a Home in Two Days
It is amazing what people united in a common goal can accomplish and never was it more evident than this weekend.
Communities Face Safety Balancing Act
In Joplin, Missouri, site of an EF-5 tornado last year, officials studied the damage and adopted building code changes.
Benicia split on Seeno
The City Council will revisit what to do about Benicia's largest piece of undeveloped land, despite deeply split views over the Seeno family's 530 acres.
Wed May 22, 2013
New Haven Independent
Yale Flees Newhallville After Prof's Mugging
After an 83-year-old architecture professor was attacked at the Lilac Street building site of a Yale-designed house, the university plans to pull out the newly installed foundation - and has decided it's just too dangerous to build a home in Newhallville.
Mon May 20, 2013
Internet Marketer Bruno Buergi Published A New Article About How To Build A Home Based Business
Building a home based business is a popular topic in the Internet. There are several things people have to learn when they want a solid business from home.
Home Construction Falls After Reaching 5-...
Construction on new homes posted a 16.5 percent drop in April after reaching a nearly five-year high the previous month, the Commerce Department reports.
Sun May 19, 2013
North Port Sun
Nailing down skilled labor
Every time Mike Kozenieski works with any of the big, top 10 contractors, they always ask him the same question: How's the labor there? Kozenieski, president of Sea Breeze Electric of Port Charlotte, said there is an across-the-board shortage of skilled workers - carpenters, electricians, HVAC, masons, and plumbers - and it is going to take a long ... (more)
Sat May 18, 2013
WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Is the Bay area experiencing a housing boom?
A company called Metrostudy says it spent three months driving across five Bay area counties checking out 2,100 subdivisions to find out the condition of the construction market.
Fri May 17, 2013
NAHB Calls on Congress to Establish a Fair and Workable E-Verify System
As Congress debates comprehensive immigration reform, the National Association of Home Builders on Thursday, May 16, 2013 called on lawmakers to establish a fair and workable employer verification system for all businesses.
Wall Street Journal
Five Takeaways From the Latest Housing Starts Report
Housing bears and housing bulls each had something to boost their spirits in Thursday's report on new-home construction.
The Red Ferret Journal
Glog Homes - buy your next home with Paypal
The home building industry has been fairly static for a long while, but now an enterprising company wants to do for self build what IKEA has done for wardrobes.
Thu May 16, 2013
Economic Report: April home construction falls to six-month low
Construction of new U.S. homes dropped in April as far fewer apartments were put up, according to government data released Thursday that nonetheless signal rebounding activity in the building sector.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York
Habitat For Humanity To Hold May 22 Meeting
The Mayville Mid-County Habitat for Humanity will hold a community information meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, at the Carlson Center at Mayville's Lakeside Park.
Berea goes green in replacing vacant Longfellow Drive house
A new house provided by a federal grant to replace a vacant one on Longfellow Drive will adhere to the city's new "green" zoning code.
Tue May 14, 2013
Wisconsin general contractor upgrades to larger facility in Waukesha
Professional Construction, Inc. recently relocated to Waukesha to keep up with its growing customer base in the residential and commercial construction industry Professional Construction, Inc., a trusted Wisconsin general contractor , recently upgraded to a larger facility in Waukesha to continue to meet the growing demands of its customer base ... (more)
The Japan Times
Builders see boost before '14 tax hike
Tax stimulus: Carpenters work at a new home construction site in Yokohama last July.
CTIA Partners with Home Builders Association for 2014 Super Show
As promised, CTIA continues to announce partnerships in conjunction with its 2104 "Super Mobility Week." The Wireless Association today announced partnerships with the National Association of Home Builders 2014 "Design and Construction Week" and Parks Associates for its new show, which debuts September 9, 10 & 11 at the Las Vegas Sands Expo & ... (more)
The Brattleboro Reformer
Mineral wool boardstock insulation gaining ground
Readers of this column may be aware that I've been critical of some of our foam-plastic insulation materials.