October 2016 Table of Contents

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A Modular Site-Built Hybrid BUILDER A Modular Site-Built Hybrid

There are new paths to respond to the way people want to live in their homes; here's a project that explores one or two of them. Read more

Up Front
75% of Americans Fear Becoming Homeless BUILDER 75% of Americans Fear Becoming Homeless

Concerns over job loss lead to worries about housing security, a new study finds. Read more

Survey: 2/3rds of Contractors Experience Skilled Labor Shortage BUILDER Survey: 2/3rds of Contractors Experience Skilled Labor Shortage

Lack of qualified workers prompts building firms to increase pay and become more efficient. Read more

Riverfront Home Rises Above Its Challenging Site BUILDER Riverfront Home Rises Above Its Challenging Site

Philadelphia architect wins design award for his unique stilt-based solution to flooding. Read more

FourPlans: Well-Placed Laundry Rooms FourPlans: Well-Placed Laundry Rooms

These plans show how utility spaces are moving closer to bedrooms. Read more

Features
Rick Fedrizzi, Environmental Pioneer, Wins The 2016 Hanley Award BUILDER Rick Fedrizzi, Environmental Pioneer, Wins The 2016 Hanley Award

The co-founder of USGBC has dedicated his life to making the built environment more sustainable and healthier, and the world is a better place for it. Read more

Skid Row Housing Trust Wins 2016 Hanley Award BUILDER Skid Row Housing Trust Wins 2016 Hanley Award

Founded in 1989 to preserve low-income housing, the Trust has become a leader in providing permanent housing to help eliminate homelessness. Read more

Forward-Looking KB Home ProjeKt Unveiled at Greenbuild BUILDER Forward-Looking KB Home ProjeKt Unveiled at Greenbuild

The demonstration home predicts future trends and brings flexible, sustainable design to the masses. Read more

High-Performance Products from the Greenbuild KB Home ProjeKt Builder High-Performance Products from the Greenbuild KB Home ProjeKt

This sampling of environmentally friendly building materials, surfaces, and appliances in the 2016 show home gives a look into the future of home building. Read more

Greenbuild Show Home Takes a Modular Plug-and-Play Approach BUILDER Greenbuild Show Home Takes a Modular Plug-and-Play Approach

The project demonstrates a unique panelized method of residential construction. Read more

Case Studies
Delware's Schell Brothers Move Into Virginia BUILDER Delware's Schell Brothers Move Into Virginia

Plan two developments in Chesterfield County Near Richmond. Read more

Stellar Homes Group: Solar Panels to Come Standard Builder Stellar Homes Group: Solar Panels to Come Standard

Florida builder will offer wide array of green technology without raising home prices. Read more

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