May 2012 Table of Contents

Table of Contents
The Home Building Industry: A Work in Progress The Home Building Industry: A Work in Progress

Economic recoveries often aren't pretty, and this one may be downright homely. Read more

Roof Raising Done Right Project of the Month Roof Raising Done Right

An expanded 1908 builder's cottage plays nice with the neighbors, thanks to a third-floor addition that was deftly done, in spite of numerous constraints. Read more

Project X, Apple's Seed, and a Caterpillar Invasion Field Report Project X, Apple's Seed, and a Caterpillar Invasion

High-tech and a U.S. manufacturing homecoming create jobs. Read more

Positive Trends in Housing Dashboard Positive Trends in Housing

Housing markets improving around the country. Read more

An Eyebrow Dormer Can Unify a Home's Elevation and its Interior, Too Details An Eyebrow Dormer Can Unify a Home's Elevation and its Interior, Too

A playful dormer offers serious unity for both the interior and elevation of a rural guesthouse. Read more

Some Builders Are Finally Hiring Again Jump Ball Some Builders Are Finally Hiring Again

But finding qualified candidates, ready to contribute immediately, is a challenge. Read more

Red Tape New Bill Seeks to Clarify Navigable Waters

If passed, Sen. Rand Paul's proposal would also diminish the EPA's regulatory authority over the Clean Water Act. Read more

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