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Visualise the world in 2050: convex streets that collect water from superstorms and pocket parks that absorb heat and can be turned into reservoirs. Welcome to Copenhagen...

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

Slate, copper or metal roofs are dramatic and sustainable, but asphalt or fiberglass shingles still seem to be what architect...

Slate, copper or metal roofs are dramatic and sustainable, but asphalt or fiberglass shingles still seem to be what architect Lee Calisti calls the "go-to" materials in h...

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

Ventilation plays the role in controlling attic moisture in the winter and hot air in the summer. Care should be...

Ventilation plays the role in controlling attic moisture in the winter and hot air in the summer. Care should be taken to seal around all the openings in the attic floor,...

Monday, October 7th, 2013

Recovery of housing industry sends cost of materials soaring.

Friday, July 5th, 2013

Part of the problem with new buildings can be pinpointed to thermal bridging, which significantly impacts the durability, energy performance and occupant comfort of build...

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

Growth in the world's largest economy was less than originally estimated in the first quarter as an increase in the U.S. payroll tax took a bigger bite out of consumer sp...

Saturday, June 29th, 2013

Businesses stepped up their orders in May for long-lasting manufactured goods, and a gauge of their investment plans rose for a third straight month.

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

"This is primarily an open building that closes instead of a closed building that opens," said Bill Johnson of 360 Architecture, the Kansas City firm chosen to design the...

Friday, June 21st, 2013

Commonly, a house has gable-end vents, not soffit vents. What's one to do when reroofing? Half the battle may be...

Commonly, a house has gable-end vents, not soffit vents. What's one to do when reroofing? Half the battle may be to convince a homeowner that ridge vents combined with ga...

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

GRHC is seeking submissions of ideas of how living architecture can create more resilient communities in the face of climate change, resource shortages, natural disasters...

Sunday, June 9th, 2013

Roofing project supervisors can avoid having workers keel over from heat exhaustion or die from heat stroke as temperatures rise this summer. Simply, it's about "water, r...

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

House prices in 20 cities are up 10.9 percent since 2012, according to S&P/Case-Shiller index. Experts say the acceleration in house prices will continue as buyers get ba...

Friday, May 31st, 2013

The National Association of Realtors said on Wednesday existing home sales advanced 0.6 percent to an annual rate of 4.97 million units, the highest level since November ...

Friday, May 24th, 2013

Five finalists are in the running to build the new $1 billion stadium for the Atlanta Falcons, including the same contractor that built the home of this year's Super Bowl...

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

Reeling from years of a less-than-stable economy, the construction industry has apparently shaken grown into renewed vigor and vitality toward the close of the 2000's fir...

Sunday, May 19th, 2013

A series of tornadoes ripped across northern Texas, killing six and injuring dozens more....

A series of tornadoes ripped across northern Texas, killing six and injuring dozens more.

Friday, May 17th, 2013

In an effort to stem the bleeding from insured losses due to severe thunderstorms--an increasing risk that is not likely...

In an effort to stem the bleeding from insured losses due to severe thunderstorms--an increasing risk that is not likely to go away--insurers are likely to begin implemen...

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

Foreclosure activity in April fell to its lowest level in 74 months, but action is ramping up in some states, says a national foreclosure tracker.

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

An attic could be hiding any number of serious problems such as inadequate insulation and ventilation, bad wiring and vermin intrusion. All of those are visible to the na...

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

A total of 20,498 occupational fatalities occurred in the construction industry from 1992-2009. Of these deaths, nearly one-third - 6,591...

A total of 20,498 occupational fatalities occurred in the construction industry from 1992-2009. Of these deaths, nearly one-third - 6,591 - were attributed to fall injuri...

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

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