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  • Anywhere But Here

    The Freedom Tower, the replacement for the World Trade Center, opened last month and not everyone was happy about it. On November 29, 2014...

    CUSTOM HOME December 19, 2014

     
  • The Passing of An Era: Sunset Magazine's Campus Sold

    Blogger Dan Gregory had the scoop weeks before Sunset magazine's Menlo Park property sold to Embarcadero Capital Partners. Here's the...

    CUSTOM HOME December 15, 2014

     
  • Mastering the Curbless Shower

    The masterminds at Build LLC offer tips on pulling off a modernist design element that carries big implications for aging in place.

    CUSTOM HOME December 08, 2014

     
  • The Row Houses of Lancaster

    Lancaster, Pennsylvania was a manufacturing town for most of its two-hundred-year history, threaded through with railroad spurs and trolley...

    CUSTOM HOME December 05, 2014

     
  • Standing Tall

    Why are tall buildings starting to be forgettable? Twenty stories high, 300 feet in the air and we don’t give them a second look.

    CUSTOM HOME November 21, 2014

     
 

Business Profiles

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Rainwater harvesting helps Rex Bost and his custom home building business weather the economic downturn

A sideline in rainwater harvesting systems helps stabilize Rex Bost's custom home...

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The Eddinger clan puts work and family first

Eddinger Enterprises is a family-run custom home business that really works.

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Boston-area Builder Bets on Custom Modular Homes

Russell D. Busa has found a niche building modular custom homes.

 
 
 

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