Structure & Durability

New Masonry Method Cuts Carbon Emissions
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New Masonry Method Cuts Carbon Emissions

A Russian design studio has crafted a new concept called 'smart masonry' that uses... Read more

Slab vs. Basement: Which Foundation is Most Common in New Homes?
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Slab vs. Basement: Which Foundation is Most Common in New Homes?

The NAHB's Na Zhou offers up an analysis of the Census' Survey of Construction to... Read more

Homeowner Safe Amid Washington Fires In Non-Flammable Concrete Home
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Homeowner Safe Amid Washington Fires In Non-Flammable Concrete Home

The Okanogan fire burning in central Washington is the largest wildfire in the... Read more

Six of the Country's Most Weather-Resistant Homes
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Six of the Country's Most Weather-Resistant Homes

These projects can withstand most anything Mother Nature throws at them. Read more

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Modular Grows in Multifamily as Building Costs Climb Modular Grows in Multifamily as Building Costs Climb

Multifamily Executive contributor Joe Bousquin weighs in on the rise of modular building in multifamily, as the cost of land, labor and materials continues to challenge developers. Read more

Conquering Rising Sea Levels With Resilient Waterfront Blocks
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Conquering Rising Sea Levels With Resilient Waterfront Blocks

Will Macht takes to the Urban Land Institute's site to look at a solution to... Read more

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Another Deck Failure Injures 24 Another Deck Failure Injures 24

NBC News reports that a deck collapsed Sunday at a North Carolina beach house as family members gathered for a group photo leaving at least 24 injured including some in critical condition from a 10-foot fall. Read more

How to Collapse-Proof your Deck and Balcony
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How to Collapse-Proof your Deck and Balcony

California balcony collapse that killed six people sends ripples through the... Read more

Dry Rot Could Be Factor in Horrific Berkeley Balcony Collapse
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Dry Rot Could Be Factor in Horrific Berkeley Balcony Collapse

Water seeping into the horizontal beams supporting a balcony could have... Read more

Contractor Sees Boom in Workforce Housing
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Contractor Sees Boom in Workforce Housing

The third fastest-growing company in the U.S. builds comfortable modular dwellings... Read more

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