The Ikea of Housing?
If Maura McCarthy is right, America's ready for net-zero, modular homes.
Building an Efficient House in a Hot Climate
The Texas sun is blazing where I build in Austin. Here are four tips for building...
Building Science Summer Camp 2014
This summer, about 500 of brightest minds in the science of construction attended...
That's About the Size of It
Where does the Lowe's ruling on lumber labeling leave those of us in the construction industry?
Mixed Reality: The Future of Building Design?
Is augmented reality just a smart-phone party trick or could it be solace for an...
Printing a house, I wonder what the local code official and the historical...
Wood High-Rises In Canada? Not So Fast, Says The Concrete Industry
A proposal to allow six-story wood construction has opposition in Canada.
Federal Government Draws Lessons From Joplin Tornado
A U.S. government research agency has released a long report that analyzing damage from the tornado that blasted Joplin, Missouri in spring of 2011, and suggesting ways the nation could better prepare for similar storms.