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Following the Construction of a Connecticut Passive Home
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Following the Construction of a Connecticut Passive Home

The 3,400-square-foot farmhouse will include double-wall construction, advanced... More

Connecticut Zero Energy Challenge Gets Under Way
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Connecticut Zero Energy Challenge Gets Under Way

Follow this series on the opportunities and pitfalls of zero-energy home building. More

Will New Modular Home Factories Kill Trades?
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Will New Modular Home Factories Kill Trades?

Legal & General, which aims to be one of the U.K.'s largest homebuilders, thinks... More

New L.A. Skyscraper Can Sustain Earthquakes and High Winds
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New L.A. Skyscraper Can Sustain Earthquakes and High Winds

This skyscraper under construction in downtown Los Angeles is designed to react to... More

A Factory-Built Net-Zero Home Goes Up in New Jersey
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A Factory-Built Net-Zero Home Goes Up in New Jersey

Champion Home Builders opens zero-energy test home. More

These Affordable, Lego-Inspired Homes are Earthquake-Resistant
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These Affordable, Lego-Inspired Homes are Earthquake-Resistant

Renowned architect Anupama Kundoo shows her Full Fill Homes at this year's Venice... More

How to Insulate a High-Performance Country Cottage
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How to Insulate a High-Performance Country Cottage

Mixing curb appeal with ground-breaking wall framing, this home could be heated... More

How a Building Shakes During an Earthquake, Visualized
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How a Building Shakes During an Earthquake, Visualized

The US Geological Survey was able to model how an Alaskan building shook during a... More

River Vine Concept Home: Smart, Efficient, and Modular
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River Vine Concept Home: Smart, Efficient, and Modular

A new factory-built concept home will showcase innovative strategies in building... More

The World's Largest 3D-Printed Polymer Shelter
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The World's Largest 3D-Printed Polymer Shelter

SOM's designs for the prototype explore the use of integrated building components,... More

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