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Solar Decathlon -- Innovation in Home Design

Sheri Koones | Posted 07.12.2014 | Green
Sheri Koones

One of the truly wonderful events that occur bi-annually in this country is the Solar Decathlon (SD), an educational program of the United States Department of Energy (DOE) and organized by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).

Is Prefab Really Prefabulous?

Sheri Koones | Posted 06.28.2014 | HuffPost Home
Sheri Koones

The few homes described here just scratch the surface of the incredible examples of prefabricated home design. But all of these houses are beautiful and reveal that prefabrication methods of construction offer an endless variety of design possibilities.

Atlantic Yards 'Grows in Brooklyn': The World's Tallest Modular Building

James Grundvig | Posted 05.13.2014 | Business
James Grundvig

Atlantic Yards development wasn't the first to use the modular approach in construction. But they are the first in the vertical residential space, whi...

Muppets and Manufacturing

Matt Cohen | Posted 11.14.2011 | Business
Matt Cohen

Modular design saves money and allows you to meet a demanding production schedule. That's true whether you're looking at a puppet head or a chassis that can be used for multiple vehicles.

Internet Fraud as a Market Failure

Charles Perrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Charles Perrow

If fraud expands faster than financial transactions on the internet, we might find there is a market for safe software.