3 Construction Strategies for Senior Community Housing Renovation Projects

Commercial Construction

Additionally, many national senior housing operators are in “acquisition” mode and are boosting their portfolio by snapping up value-add properties they can remodel and put under their brand umbrella.

Passive House is “In” in 2017

Green Building Law Update

As you consider what’s “in” and what’s “out” in 2017, within the realm of green building, Passive House is in. This “passive” approach, in contrast with active systems based on a constant supply of conditioned air by HVAC systems is the basis of Passive House.

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The biggest house builders in the UK


The UK market is experiencing a shortage of houses at the moment, which has led to a higher demand. A demand which has had a positive impact on the big house builders of the UK. Construction Biggest construction home builder house builder project management Uk

Tiny House Development in Detroit Aims to Offer Affordable Housing

Jetson Green

The Detroit-based non-profit Cass Community Social Services (CCSS) recently unveiled the first six tiny homes already completed as part of their affordable housing solution in the area. The housing is intended for low-income seniors, students, and even homeless people.

How I built that: The hell and heaven of house builders


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How to Keep Residents Happy During a Senior Housing Community Renovation

Commercial Construction

Last month, I had the opportunity to check in with an Illinois Real Estate Journal reporter for a feature on the latest trends in senior housing ( you can read the article here ). Englewood recently renovated this occupied senior housing community in Nevada.

Passive House Worth Noting

Jetson Green

Lansdowne Drive is a passive house that was recently built in London by the firm Tectonics Architects. It’s certainly passive house architecture at its best, and a great example of modern architecture to boot. The lower level houses the entrance, bedrooms and bathrooms.

Gorgeous and Light-Filled Passive House

Jetson Green

But thankfully, that is starting to change in recent times, as is clearly demonstrated by the so-called Tigh na Croit house recently built in Scotland. Hopefully, this home is one of the heralds of a new era of more occupant-friendly Passive House designs. Modern Passive House.

10 house building strategies that actually work


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Aspen Root Passive House

SAB Magazine

The Aspen Root Passive Home is the culmination of a 25-year journey for the owners who both work in the environmental industry and are committed to reducing their own ecological footprint.

Cottonwood House

SAB Magazine

The Cottonwood Passive House is one of the first homes in Alberta built to the Passive House standard. EcoHouse CanPhi David Zeibin ecoHouse Canada German Passive House standard passive house Passive House Standard sustainable architecture and building

Robot-Printed 'Tiny House' Is Prototype for Rapid Housing

ENR Construction

A construction tech company that printed the walls of a 350-sq-ft “tiny house” in 48 hours in Austin, Texas, in March is now partnered with a nonprofit that aims to start printing walls for 800-sq-ft homes in El Salvador—in 24 hours for each—by the end of the year

Global Solutions House

SAB Magazine

Designed and built as an Aging-in-Place affordable housing model with the possibility for a secondary suite, the Passive E House will serve in part as a demonstration.

Comfortable and Surprisingly Spacious Tiny House

Jetson Green

The recently completed NestHouse, built by Jonathan Avery of Tiny House Scotland is quite possibly all a tiny home should be. The house is heated by a woodstove, which is located in the center of the sitting area, and the stairs leading up to the loft are coiled around it.

Bois Ellen Housing Co-op

SAB Magazine

The recently completed Bois Ellen Co-op is located in the City of Laval near the Place de la Concorde train and metro station, a neighbourhood that is in transition toward multi-residential housing.

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Super Affordable Tiny House

Jetson Green

Even though downsizing to a tiny house is all about cutting costs and saving, a lot of custom made, or prefab tiny home offerings have hefty price tags. Prefab affordable alternative energy energy efficiency green building international modern architecture modern design tiny home tiny house

5 Tips to Buying a Luxury Lake House in Minnesota

Construction Marketing Blog

The scenic view surrounding your house should be eye-catching and breathtaking. All this can be achieved by finding the perfect lake house. Below are some of the tips that will help you buy a luxury lake house in Minnesota: 1. The services include Lake House plans that are specially designed to your taste. When it comes to buying luxury houses, a qualified agent would be to your benefit. An agent will act as a guide to your dream lake house.

Zombie House Flipping

Constructor Magazine

Noritz tankless unit key component of historic residential rehab

Dignified Disaster Relief Housing

Jetson Green

There is always need for disaster relief housing, and the recently introduced Hex House is certainly one of the more dignified ones. Hex House is hexagonal in shape and features a number of amenities more typical for a home than a temporary shelter.

House That Moves With the Wind

Jetson Green

ReActor, as their project is called, is not just a house, but could also be considered a work of art. ReActor house measures 44 x 8 ft (13 x 2.4 The most challenging aspect of living in a house that moves was staying out of the sun, according to the architects.

Simple and Modern Refugee Housing

Jetson Green

Germany, among other EU countries, is currently facing the problem of quickly finding adequate housing for refugees and asylum seekers that it has let across its borders. These units will be used to house refugees, but that is not their sole purpose.

De Waal Net Zero House, Edmonton

SAB Magazine

Building Case Studies Canadian Green Building Awards De Waal Developments De Waal Net Zero House Designex Consulting Edmonton’s Ecosolar home tour EnerGuide rating SABMagazine.com TECHNICAL AWARD WINNER

Tiny House that Overlooks a Volcano

Jetson Green

Residents of the so-called Phoenix House in Hawaii can. Phoenix House is located on a lava field Kalapana, which is near the base of the active Mauna Loa volcano. Phoenix House has a total floorspace of 450 sq ft (41 sq m) and is not towable, as most tiny homes we see are.

Recycled Shipping Container House

Jetson Green

It’s called Kin Kin Container House and it was built using a disused shipping container that was already on the property when owner Troy Walker purchased it.

Underwater Floating House

Jetson Green

Here’s a unique floating house idea. According to the developers, the Floating Seahorse houses are more environmentally friendly as well as more cost-effective. Related Articles on JetsonGreen.com: Plans for the Floating House Freely Available. A Flood Proof House?

Passive Narrow House

SAB Magazine

Located in a jungle of hip roofs, white vinyl, and pink stucco in East Vancouver, the Passive Narrow House makes green home ownership more affordable through careful planning, use of simple forms, and a combination of inexpensive yet durable materials that reduce maintenance costs.

Miami-Dade County testing school-based teacher housing

Construction Dive

The Florida school district's construction plan would make it easier for teachers to afford to live in a pricey housing market

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Mass timber design for multifamily housing


San Francisco is currently experiencing a housing crisis that threatens its vitality. The gap between the amount of housing needed and housing provided for residents has widened for decades, due to both limited developable land and hesitance to densify the city.

The Millennial Tiny House is Full of Space Saving Ideas

Jetson Green

This so-called Millennial Tiny House is also available to buy at various price points and is therefore accessible to those on a budget, as well as those who want a fully equipped home, which they can move into right away. The Millennial Tiny House measures 23 by 7.8


Take Your Hobbit House With You

Jetson Green

The so-called, and very aptly named, Tiny Hobbit House on Wheels is exactly that, a Hobbit-worthy abode that’s also towable. The Tiny Hobbit House on Wheels rests atop a 20 ft (6 m)-long trailer and boasts of a total floorspace of 160 sq ft (14.8 Canadian Tiny House With a Cool Deck.

Bedford Park House

SAB Magazine

The Bedford Park House in Toronto is a 3,100 sq. Building Case Studies ALEX TEDESCO Bedford Park House geothermal system LGA Architectural Partners Radiant Floor Heating SabMagazine sustainable architecture and building

Tiny House Made of CNC-cut Panels

Jetson Green

The tiny house movement has come a long way these last couple of years, which has led to many innovative approaches to constructing these sustainable dwellings. An envelope made of permeable house wrap and a thermal wrap of mineral wool board makes up the first layer of the home.

Printing Houses From Mud

Jetson Green

The technology for the 3D printing of homes is still in its infancy, but the idea has great potential in this world where population is growing, and adequate and sustainable housing is just not keeping up. They used it to print a small house in just two days, using a mixture of sand and clay.

The future of sustainable and affordable housing


Global warming is one of the main reasons why sustainable housing is ideal for future construction. Today in many countries there is a lack of housing while population growth is increasing and poverty is found all over the world.

Quaint Old-Style Rusty House

Jetson Green

The firm Rocky Mountain Tiny House of Colorado has earned its reputation of creating unique and well-designed tiny homes, and their latest creation is no exception. Related Articles on JetsonGreen.com: XL Tiny House Big Enough for a Family.

Strathcona Net Zero House

SAB Magazine

The Strathcona Net Zero House, with an Energuide Rating of 95, is located in the 100 year-old neighbourhood of Old Strathcona in Edmonton.

The ecohome demo house

SAB Magazine

The wall we designed for the Demo House is best categorized as a ‘REMOTE’ wall, a high-performance building envelope developed by the Cold Climate Housing Research Centre in Alaska.