October 2013 Table of Contents

Table of Contents
2013 Design Award Winners 2013 Design Awards 2013 Design Award Winners

The winners of our 2013 Builder's Choice and Custom Home Design Awards offer cutting-edge, inspired projects, selected by a jury of builders and architects. Read more

App Review Mobile Apps: Home Depot Pro

Check store inventory and purchase materials for same-day pickup with this app from Home Depot. Read more

Readers Choice Readers Choice: Azek Decking and Trim

Invulnerable to just about everything. Read more

Readers Choice Readers Choice: AdvanTech

Not your father's subfloor panel. Read more

BIG BUILDER In Texas, home building's world apart, Modern Hill Country design catches a wave

When a home building company sees a sudden spike in the number of competitive shoppers wandering around their new model markets, it's a sure sign that a new design has taken hold. In Texas, which is a housing market arena unto itself these days, just such a design "tipping point" has occurred. It's all about Modern Hill Country design, which disrupts traditional Texas rococo extravagance with simpler, elegant lines in classically warm materials. And it's catching on fast among Texas production home builders. BIG BUILDER's John McManus has insight into the design style's genesis and trajectory. Read more

FourPlans FourPlans: Narrow-Lot Luxury

Looking for a something unique for an infill lot? These narrow designs go above and beyond – literally – with unusual amenities, great outdoor spaces, and terrific views. Read more

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