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  • Engaging the Public in New Ways

    Being adaptive and responsive is more important now than ever before.

  • Far and Away

    Polhemus Savery DaSilva specializes in building second homes in the traditional Cape Cod vernacular and is especially adept at working with clients who come to the Cape from afar.

  • May Jobs Report: 175,000 Jobs Added; 4,900 Added in Architecture and Engineering

    The United States economy added a slightly better than expected 175,000 jobs in May. Architecture and engineering services added 4,900 jobs, while construction added 7,000 with residential construction having a better month than commercial construction.

  • ADP: 135,000 Jobs Added in May; 5,000 in Construction and 42,000 in Professional Services

    ADP and Moody's Analytics released their May employment report, which shows mildly stronger job growth than had been seen in April. Jobs were added in construction and professional services, as well as in the service sector, but lost in manufacturing.

  • Second Story

    The summer issue of Custom Home is devoted to second homes. Formerly known as summer homes, these houses are becoming year-round houses. But whether you call them weekend homes, vacation homes, design builders and architects agree that these projects pose their own sets of challenges.

  • Passive Aggressive

    Green design/build firm GO Logic launched in a down market and is enjoying great success with affordable and cutting-edge green houses.

  • Architecture Billings Index April 2013: Shrink for First Time in Nine Months

    The latest Architecture Billings Index, released in mid-May by the American Institute of Architects, shows that the eight-month-long streak of growth in the design and construction industry came to an end in April.

  • Crowdfunding Resurrects Controversial Drawing Tool

    An early 19th-century device that enabled users to draw lifelike images before the invention of the camera is making a comeback due to a Kickstarter proposal.

  • How Public Interest Design Can Pull Its Own Weight

    Public interest design projects don’t have to be resource-depleting pro-bono work. New models and professional training demonstrate ways to do good and make a living.

  • Making a Living and a Life

    Why we become students of architecture and why we became architects.