Midcentury modern architecture refers to the mainstream American residential style from the 1930s to the 1960s. It emphasized the interweaving relationship between indoor and outdoor, a living style that brought nature closer to home. It was also the beginning of a shift to a more simple and honest architectural language. […]

Reposted with permission from the BSB Design, No BS Blog Rarely is it that there’s not some challenge confronting architects and designers for the built environment. It might be a tricky client with a list of competing demands. The budget may be shifting—and less than ideal to accomplish all the […]

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” […]