More stories about Business

  • AIA Home Design Trends Survey Q2 2013 Results Released

    Residential architects weigh in on the trends driving the industry.

  • Practice: The Rebound

    As we emerge from the worst economy in decades, architects are putting their rebuilding strategies in place.

  • An Ethical Inquiry, Part 2

    Don’t be frightened.

  • Practice: The Rebound

    With economic indicators showing signs of recovery, architecture firms are putting their rebuilding strategies in place.

  • 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.