Design

Disruptus Interruptus: Why Tech Hasn't Made Inroads on College Costs
Posted on
Disruptus Interruptus: Why Tech Hasn't Made Inroads on College...

New York Times The Upshot contributor Kevin Carey explores whys, wherefores, and... Read more

Aging In Place ... Safer, Smarter, Costlier
Posted on
Aging In Place ... Safer, Smarter, Costlier

Bloomberg/ BusinessWeek staffer Margaret Collins lists seven "musts" for safe and... Read more

Posted on
What It Takes to Buy a Home in 27 MarketsWhat It Takes to Buy a Home in 27 Markets

According to HSH.com, the income needed to buy a home in the 27 metro areas on this list range from $31,716.32 in Pittsburgh, to as high as $142,448.33 in San Francisco. Read more

Posted on
Kitchen Confidential: Although the Room is the Hub, People are Cooking LessKitchen Confidential: Although the Room is the Hub, People are Cooking Less

Washington Post staffer Roberto A. Ferdman reports on the slow but steady disappearance of cooking in the United States. Read more

Posted on
Donald Gardner Plans with Flexible Guest Rooms Donald Gardner Plans with Flexible Guest Rooms

It’s a simple detail, but one that Donald A. Gardner Architects consistently gets right: the study that converts into a guest suite. BUILDER house plans expert Aurora Zeledon shows what works. Read more

Tags: Plans, Design
Why Our Brains Love High Ceilings
Posted on
Why Our Brains Love High Ceilings

Research suggests that there may be a scientific explanation for why loftier... Read more

The Millennial 800-Lb. Gorrilla in the Room: City or Suburb?
Posted on
The Millennial 800-Lb. Gorrilla in the Room: City or Suburb?

Des Moines Register staffer Joel Aschbrenner steps back and explores, from a high... Read more

Posted on
One in Four Americans Will Be 65-PlusOne in Four Americans Will Be 65-Plus

New Strategist Press editorial director Cheryl Russell extracts a few savory nuggets from the latest Census Bureau report entitled, Projections of the Size and Composition of the U.S. Population: 2014 to 2060. Population projections are the fun stuff. Read more

Shut-Eye and Well-Being Go Hand in Hand
Posted on
Shut-Eye and Well-Being Go Hand in Hand

Gallup data show that getting more hours of sleep is linked to higher overall... Read more

Is The American Dream An Illusion?
Posted on
Is The American Dream An Illusion?

Fast Company staffer Jay Cassano reports on findings of a new Cornell University... Read more

RSS
BUILDER Local Housing Data
Watch BUILDER videos
Builder 100 - Find out now - 300x250
Close X