Residential Design & Building News Update 2012.1211

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Residential Design & Building News Update 2012.1211

Postby Kevin » Tue Dec 11, 2012 5:51 pm

The Problem with the 30-Year Fixed-Rate Mortgage - The American, 2012.1211
http://www.american.com/archive/2012/de ... e-mortgage

Long-Treasured Mortgage Interest Deduction May Face Changes - Los Angeles Times, 2012.1210
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-m ... 4676.story

NFL Players, New Orleans Home Builders to Bring Houses to Lower 9th Ward - New Orleans Times-Picayune, 2012.1210
http://www.nola.com/politics/index.ssf/ ... ome_b.html

Hydro Duplex Self-Sufficient Residential Structure Accommodates a Hydroponic Garden - EcoChunk, 2012.1210
http://www.ecochunk.com/4504/2012/12/10 ... ic-garden/

Barry Berkus Dies at 77 - Los Angeles Times, 2012.1209
http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/ ... 9610.story

Vancouver Renovation Guru Proud to Be Back in Running - Vancouver Sun, 2012.1208
http://www.vancouversun.com/Vancouver+r ... story.html

Rebuilding after Fire Just One Factor in Homebuilding's Recovery - Colorado Springs Gazette, 2012.1208
http://www.gazette.com/articles/colorad ... ction.html

Home Sales Increase Nearly 11 Percent on Yearly Basis - E-wisdom, 2012.1207
http://www.e-wisdom.com/news/loans/mort ... 110240339/

FHA Is Bankrupt, and so Is U.S. Housing Policy - St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 2012.1207
http://www.stltoday.com/business/column ... 83d73.html

Dow Powerhouse Solar Shingles Expand Availability - Power Engineering, 2012.1206
http://www.power-eng.com/news/2012/12/0 ... ility.html

Solar Decathlon Design Graduates into Real World Affordable Home - Sustainable Business, 2012.1206
http://www.sustainablebusiness.com/inde ... y/id/24345

On Washington, D.C. Building Height Restrictions - ArchitectureWeek, 2012.1205
http://www.architectureweek.com/2012/12 ... e_1-1.html

Staying Put in Style: Connection by Subtraction - ArchitectureWeek, 2012.1205
http://www.architectureweek.com/2012/12 ... n_2-1.html

Construction Spending Jumps in October, Led by More Home Building - Los Angeles Times, 2012.1203
http://www.latimes.com/business/money/l ... 0929.story

House> P-a-T-T-E-R-N-S - Architect's Newspaper, 2012.1203
http://www.archpaper.com/news/articles.asp?id=6384

Australian Home-Building Permits Fall More Than Forecast - Bloomberg, 2012.1203
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-12-0 ... ecast.html

The Ten Steps of Walkability - NRDC Switchboard, 2012.1203
http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/kbenf ... ility.html

Mortgage-Bond Sales at Highest Level Since June 2009 - Los Angeles Times, 2012.1203
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-m ... 8582.story

How the Coastline Became a Place to Put the Poor - New York Times, 2012.1203
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/04/nyreg ... -poor.html

Housing Crash Leaves a Generation of Young Homeowners Underwater - The Oregonian, 2012.1202
http://www.oregonlive.com/business/inde ... nerat.html

Homebuilding & Renovating Awards: Winners - Telegraph (UK), 2012.1201
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/property/hom ... nners.html

Paul Rudolph Beekman Place House Hits the Market for $27.5 Million - Curbed NY, 2012.1201
http://ny.curbed.com/archives/2012/12/0 ... illion.php

Goldman Pushes Subprime ABX Index as Housing Rebounds - Bloomberg, 2012.1130
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-11-3 ... gages.html

Hammersmith & Fulham Reveals Flat-Pack Homes Plan - BD (registration required), 2012.1130
http://www.bdonline.co.uk/news/hammersm ... 38.article

The Benefits - and Dangers - of Serial Refinancing - US News & World Report, 2012.1129
http://money.usnews.com/money/personal- ... efinancing

Group 41 Provides Eco-Friendly Take on Sleek, Modern Design Interior Design with an Emphasis on Repurposing Sustainable Materials, Group 41 Artist Creates Attractive, Eco-Friendly Designs - San Francisco Chronicle, 2012.1129
http://www.sfgate.com/sfis/article/Grou ... 077366.php

An Ungated Community - New York Times, 2012.1129
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/29/garde ... ing&st=nyt

Neighborhood Watch - Wall Street Journal, 2012.1129
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000142 ... 14588.html

World's Tallest Prefab Building to Rise in Brooklyn - Core77, 2012.1129
http://www.core77.com/blog/architecture ... _23933.asp

RIP: 3389 Padaro - Architect's Newspaper, 2012.1129
http://www.archpaper.com/news/articles.asp?id=6378

Sales of New U.S. Homes Fell 0.3% in October - Bloomberg, 2012.1128
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-11-2 ... tober.html

More Councils Require Keeping Architects for Length of Projects - Brisbane Day, 2012.1128
http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/busines ... 2a5no.html

Regulatory Break for Mixed-Use Projects - New York Times, 2012.1128
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/28/reale ... =all&_r=1&

Cancer-Causing Flame Retardants Linger on in California - Nature (registration required), 2012.1128
http://www.nature.com/news/cancer-causi ... ia-1.11910

New Clashing with Newer - Wall Street Journal, 2012.1127
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000142 ... 22688.html

For $60,000 Rental, Penthouse Comes with Gehry Cachet - Bloomberg, 2012.1127
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-11-2 ... cchet.html

Canary District Is Starting to Sing - Toronto Star, 2012.1127
http://www.thestar.com/living/realestat ... ng-to-sing

Neutra's Neighbor - Architect's Newspaper, 2012.1127
http://www.archpaper.com/news/articles.asp?id=6372

Penthouse Sells at Mies Landmark - Chicago Mag, 2012.1126
http://www.chicagomag.com/Radar/Deal-Es ... -Landmark/
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