Jennifer Goodman is a former editor for BUILDER. She lives in the walkable urban neighborhood of Silver Spring, Md.
From higher-density developments to unmanned model homes, these are the ideas that will dominate this year.
With strong codes and sustainable construction methods that recognize the potential for wildfires, new homes will be more resilient to the forces of nature.
CEO Steve Hilton is bullish on streamlined design centers, the use of manufactured trusses, and more entry-level offerings.
To meet the demand for golf course living, builders and developers are opening new projects and refurbishing others.
The award, open to single- and multifamily ideas, will honor innovations in design, financing, and policy.