Apps. Blogs. Feeds. Hashtags. In this era of, “there’s an app for that,” what’s the right balance of technology and human interaction for developers and home builders who want to use technology to connect with home buyers?
A Challenging Site The architect faced the challenge of a bowl-shaped site, complete with an eighty foot drop and two significant swales. Buildings were designed to accommodate the topographic conditions and take advantage of the views. Inevitably, some buildings would have to look down upon others due to the mountainous terrain; roofs were sloped […]
Because the first edition was such a success, a second cookbook is in the works: “Building More Appetites,” and we need your help! Whip up your favorite recipe, take some pictures of it, and submit your work on nahb.org. The deadline for submissions is summer, 2018. The “Building an Appetite” […]
What is it about midcentury modern that has the world of design buzzing? It could be shows such as Mad Men, or just good, old-fashioned nostalgia. However, the ultimate driving force is that midcentury modern design has a blend of unique, retro elements paired with updated features that project personality […]
Stormwater runoff on development sites is governed by the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Water Act nationally, and locally by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment and City of Wichita stormwater regulations. Runoff during and after construction must be treated to prevent sediment-laden waters from traveling offsite. In Kansas, sites […]