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Massive disruption in Alberta’s housing sector has convinced many developers of the benefits of off-site construction Manufacturing plants in Alberta
Kasita acquires space, revs up to roll out its innovative houses Small-housing enthusiasts who don’t know about Kasita, the local startup dedicated to
PORTLAND — For some local homeowners at the start of the 20th century, the American dream was delivered via the U.S Postal Service. Kit homes, which arrived
Prefab housing, IKEA, and the craze for all things modern were tantalizing possibilities when Charlie Lazor, after graduating from Yale School of Architecture
With the newly increased freedom of building an accessory dwelling unit—an ADU—on your property because of recent California legislation comes a multitude
I liked the early chapters outlining the council development app. And the budgeting / costing section was a real eye opener. The steel frame setup was
This book is an easy read and has clearly been written by someone who has experienced the process of building a number of kit homes. Thoughtful process
Stroll through some of D.C.'s neighbourhoods, and you’ll spot historic homes that come with manicured lawns and million-dollar price tags. But what you
CONNELLY SPRINGS, NC, Jan. 25, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Timber Block recently won the 2017 NAHB Global Innovation Award for its R-36 patented home building
Whether it’s an aging relative or struggling millennial, many Americans want to provide a space for the placeless. They just need a means to do it. In
Metal carport kits are the perfect design basis for outdoor rooms
The rooms cost the same to build in China as they would in the U.K., but construction was up to 20 percent faster. For months, the U.K.’s been abuzz with
It’s the long weekend. You get a few friends together, crack open some beers, watch a YouTube video. And build a house. Yup. That’s all it takes to make
SAVVY home buyers are getting down and getting dirty seeing big dollar savings with 90 per cent of kit home buyers opting to build their own homes. PAAL
What You Need to Know about San Diego’s New Accessory Dwelling Unit Ordinance Last fall, California passed new legislation to make it easier for San Diego
Picture this: the middle class was shrinking as the economy became rockier. As the in-hand dollars of the average American diminished, housing insecurity
As Sydney house prices continue to sky rocket, the great Australian dream of owning your own home is becoming an impossible feat for most families. In
Part 3: Building steel homes series describing the installation of ceiling, support and roof frames.
Post and Beam Frame installation for your backyard shed
Vapor lock house wrap is essential when cladding a wood framed kit house to provide additonal home insulation.
I finished your book on owner building - it left me keen to get started! I love checklists and this book is full of them - it's worth the cover price
What happens when the iconic outback slab hut meets with the simple-life philosophies behind modern minimalism and the tiny house movement? In the case
A selection of book downloads for owner builders
Bespoke flatpack houses which allow homeowners to pick and choose where they put each room are painstakingly assembled at a former shipyard Smith’s Dock,
For the first half of 2015, Hultquist Homes has captured the No. 1 spot for the most single family permits with 21. Spinell Homes ranks No. 2 with 15.
This is a great book! It covers everything you'll need to know even if you are a non-steel kit home builder. Michael has really comprehensively explained
I was part of Santa Clara University’s rEvolve House team where a group of undergraduate students designed and built an off-grid tiny house (on wheels!)
Much like any profession, we all rely upon our tools of trade to complete our work. From dentists to mechanics, brain surgeons to musicians, or carpenters
Hunting Shacks are the Nation's first mobile hunting cabins that can be towed behind a truck with all the amenities of a stationary home. The mobility
The Thyon tourism office rents innovative tiny houses to ski vacationers: 56 square feet, fun and environmentally friendly. But it's not so simple. THYON