News & Opinions
The latest news and insights from Hanley Wood’s outspoken experts and key thought-leaders throughout the residential and commercial design and construction industry.
Shelley Hutchins / CUSTOM HOME / July 29, 2013
Custom Home editors recently caught up with several of the foremost kitchen designers from around the country. We asked them to talk about trends they’re spotting in custom kitchens for both new construction and renovations. Mick De Giulio of Chicago-based De Giulio Kitchen Design says kitchens are increasingly becoming number one on clients’ priority lists, so keeping up with what’s hot is good practice for custom builders, residential architects, interior designers, and other industry pros.
MULTIFAMILY EXECUTIVE / July 2, 2013
What are the big opportunities facing multifamily owners and developers? Is the return of the single-family market a threat to multifamily’s momentum? To what degree will rent growth decelerate going forward?
We posed these questions and more at the Multifamily Executive Leadership Summit to some of the industry’s best and brightest, including:
* Greg Mutz, CEO, AMLI Residential
* Brandon Rich, Senior Managing Director, Greystar
* Dean Holmes, COO, Madison Apartment Group
* Ryan Severino, Senior Economist, Reis
Katie Weeks / ECOBUILDING Pulse / June 26, 2013
Each year, the AIA National Convention includes a legacy project designed to give back to the host community. This year, AIA Colorado and AIA Denver have designed and are building a home for Blue Spruce Habitat for Humanity. Below, we give you a glimpse of the work in progress, which is projected to earn LEED Platinum certification.
Katie Weeks / ECOBUILDING Pulse / June 25, 2013
Expanding on past Ecobuildingpulse.com coverage regarding the growing importance of energy modeling, Rand Ekman, AIA, LEED Fellow, vice president and director of sustainability for Cannon Design and Maurya McClintock of McClintock Façade Consulting, join Ecobuildingpulse.com associate editor Wanda Lau at the 2013 AIA National Convention to talk about the importance of energy modeling,current tools and guides, and how it should be embedded in the design process.