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30 Years of the New American Home 30 Years of the New American Home

Since 1984, the New American Home Program has nudged the housing industry to build better and with more distinctive design. Read more

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EVEN CHRIS STUHMER ADMITS THAT there is no such thing as a Las Vegas housing style, but that hasn't stopped him from pioneering one—or more. Known locally and across the country, and proudly so, as a design-oriented builder, Stuhmer applies a personal and professional passion for architecture with a practical eye for function and convenience. Read more

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Profile of Chris Stuhmer Profile of Chris Stuhmer

Even Chris Stuhmer admits that there is no such thing as a Las Vegas housing style, but that hasn't stopped him from pioneering one—or more. Known locally and across the country, and proudly so, as a design-oriented builder, Stuhmer applies a personal and professional passion for architecture with a practical eye for function and convenience. “You can't just put in gold-plated fixtures and call it a luxury product,” he says. “Our designs are not only architecturally stimulating, but also very functional. We work very hard to make sure every square foot is usable.” That's a relative anomaly in luxury production housing, where wasted space is generally unchecked. Unlike most builders of its size (100 units a year in the luxury production realm, plus separate divisions building second homes in Park City, Utah, and urban lofts in Las Vegas), Christopher Homes employs in-house architects to elevate that sensitivity on par with the economics of building. Read more

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2007 Wm. S. Marvin Hall of Fame for Design Excellence Inductees are Jack Bloodgood, Carson Looney, and Chris Stuhmer 2007 Wm. S. Marvin Hall of Fame for Design Excellence Inductees are Jack Bloodgood, Carson Looney, and Chris Stuhmer

When the Baseball Hall Of Fame inducted its first class in 1936, voters had a backlog of nearly 50 years of players to choose from, meaning some, despite worthy careers, would have to wait a while to be included. That's a little like what we go through in selecting the annual class for the Wm. S. Marvin Hall of Fame for Design Excellence. In just our third year, we have a pool of Builder's Choice award-winning architects and builders dating back to 1980, and some with stats of Ruthian proportions. Read more

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