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What Is An Architectural Historian?

Kristopher King talks about the value of preservation, his pet peeves and some of his alluring discoveries in Charleston.

Registration Now Open for the 2022 International Builders’ Show

The popular industry event is back in person in 2022.


New Home Sales Fall Short of Forecasts in May

The housing market cooled off a little in May, but a busy and (complicated) summer looms for the home building...


Construction Employment Slips By 20,000 Jobs in May

The construction industry is spinning its wheels as material shortages continue causing non-residential construction to sputter.


Construction Training Program for Girl Scouts Launches This Fall

Only 11 percent of construction workers in 2020 were women. The Home Depot Foundation and the Girl Scouts of the...

Construction Production Drops as Material Costs Surge

Building homes is steadily getting more expensive, complicating matters for homebuilders and home buyers alike.


NAHB to Host Webinars on Lumber Alternatives in Home Building

Faced with an unprecedented leap in lumber prices, home builders may have to turn to alternative building methods to keep...

New BriqCash Payment and Rewards Platform for Contractors

BriqCash is a new way for construction workers to manage their finances and earn some industry-specific rewards along the way.


California Safety Chief Named New Head of OSHA

A new administration signals that changes are coming to OSHA.


NAHB Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Awareness Week

The goal is to educate construction workers on vaccine safety and get the industry vaccinated.


Residential Construction Employment Fully Recovers from Pandemic Losses

After a year of economic uncertainty, residential construction employment levels have climbed back to where they were pre-pandemic. But will...

Construction Labor Shortage: Study Finds 430,000 Workers Needed

The construction industry is getting busier every day and needs to hire a lot more workers to keep up.


What’s the Difference Between a Castle and a Palace

What's the difference between a castle and a palace?


5 Highest-Paying States for Architects

Looking for a job in architecture? These five states have the highest average professional architect salaries in the U.S.


Highest-Paying States for Landscape Architects

These five states have the highest average salaries for professional landscape architects in the U.S.


5 Best Resources for Women in Skilled Trades

Succeeding as a woman in a historically male-centric industry is no small task. Here are some of the best resources...

Record High Lumber Prices Still Hindering Home Building

The problems that plagued the home building industry in 2020 seem to have followed it into the new year.


National Worker’s Group Criticizes OSHA’s COVID-19 Safety Standards

The National Council for Occupational Safety and Health is not happy with how the federal government has handled worker safety...


Home Building Insights from the Houzz Kitchen Trends Study

Take a deep dive into the world of modern kitchen design and renovation.


Housing Starts End the Year at the Fastest Pace Since 2006

Home building activity surged at the end of the year, setting the stage for a busy 2021.


Builder Confidence Holds Strong as 2022 Ends

2020 was a uniquely challenging yet busy year for the home building industry. Will that productivity continue into 2021?


How Contractors Can Work With Property Managers to Gain Business

Property managers who need to solve home issues for hundreds of tenants can provide contractors with an endless stream of...


PPP Funds Help Construction Industry Employment Rebound in May

Construction growth rebounded thanks to federal funding and the reopening of the economy. But will it last?


5 Things I Wish I Would Have Known as a Rookie Architect

We spoke to an experienced architect to find out the five things he wishes he had known before his first...

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