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  • The Top 10 Big Cities to Buy New

    Builder uses new and existing homebuyers data from Metrostudy to pull the median closing price for both new and existing homes, as well as the average household income of new and existing buyers to re-rank NerdWallet's "top 10 big cities" based on new homeownership.

  • An Overview of Metrostudy's Annual Housing Study

    Metrostudy has just completed its latest study, covering homebuilder projects all around the nation.  The research company’s team of 400 researchers drives more than 200,000 miles per quarter visiting and collecting data through direct counts.  Within Metrostudy’s national footprint, housing starts...

  • Young Adult Home Buyers in the 13 Most Populated MSAs

    Economists are banking on 2015 to be the year leading-edge millennials finally start to stream into the housing market. To get an idea of what changes can be expected if the generation does take the plunge, Builder gathered data on millennial home buying behavior in MSAs where the 25-34 year-old...

  • 7 Sustainable Design Trends From The Living Building Challenge

    Seven performance categories of the Living Building Challenge have made their mark in green building and set future trends for bringing net-zero building to the next level.

  • AIA Campaign Aims to Raise Awareness About Architecture

    The American Institute of Architects launched a video today as part of its new "I Look Up" campaign, which is designed to raise awareness about architecture. The video features architects from around the country, including Mona Zellers, Assoc. AIA, of Seattle-based LMN Architects.

  • The Ultimate Urban Bike for Green Commuters

    Featuring a handlebar that doubles as a u-lock, a cargo rack, electric assist, auto-shifting, and integrated smart lights.

  • Postcard from Living Future UnConference 2014: Making the Message Mainstream

    Wrapping up the Living Future UnConference, attendees discuss taking environmental stewardship home to a bigger audience.

  • Why You Should Be Paying Attention to Seattle

    Does some new legislation make the Emerald City the country's greenest metropolis? Green builders and sustainability advocates should take note.

  • How to Achieve Net-Zero Waste and Water in Buildings

    Net-zero waste requires designers to dive into the nitty-gritty while maintaining a big-picture outlook.

  • A Community-Oriented Approach

    "Pocket neighborhood" visionary named to the Marvin Hall of Fame for Design Excellence.