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More stories about Mixed-Use Development

  • Chicago Condos

    Design quality resumes its place in the residential development formula.

  • Is All Drywall Mud the Same?

    Q. My drywall sub's crew members ran out of mud before they were able to finish the third coat of a recent project. But when the local lumberyard delivered three buckets of the familiar green-labeled compound, the two tapers refused to use it and instead drove nearly an hour round-trip to pick up...

  • A Town Is Reborn

    By Lew Sichelman. One hundred and fifty years ago, Ramsey was the fur-trading center of Minnesota. Ramsey's city administrator Jim Norman told the paper that for years the town "has been the poster child for urban sprawl," a place where people bought land for inexpensive starter homes.

  • Benefit of Trees

    By Wendy Leibowitz. Ten builders and developers who made tree preservation a priority in the design, production, development, and marketing of their new communities were honored in August with 2003 Building With Trees Awards of Excellence by The National Arbor Day Foundation, Firewise Communities...

  • Notebook

    Fears of a housing "bubble," international code adoptions, smart wiring, recycling Thai railroad ties

  • Notebook

    Steel framing lagging behind wood, home warranty laws, the true cost of ceiling fans, pitfalls of building on unstable soil

  • New England Update

  • Restoration Primer: Historic Building Meets Contemporary Codes

  • Beyond the Basic Septic System: Practical Alternatives

    Difficult sites, high-density development, and environmental concerns have inspired promising alternatives to traditional on-site sewage treatment.

  • Builder's Library