Introducing The New American Home (TNAH) 2019

The 2019 New American Home

The 2019 NAHB International Builders’ Show® will showcase a custom-built home, and it will be completed and open for touring during the Builders’ Show, February 19 – 21 in Las Vegas.

A Look Into The New American Home 2019

This year’s New American Home® is the 36th in a series. The IBS show home is one of NAHB’s most successful and visible programs, and is produced and presented by the NAHB Leading Suppliers Council (LSC) and cosponsored with...

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The 2017 New American Remodeled Home Phase 2 Update

An interesting nuance when remodeling homes is the story
the home tells when you look behind the walls. The 2017 New American Remodeled
Home (TNARH) renovation in the Lake Nona community in Winter Park, Florida held
a big surprise of its own. When the team of Phil Kean Design Group (PKDG)
tore down the walls, they discovered the home had experienced a traumatic fire—“one
that burnt it basically to the ground,” explained John Taylor, project...

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The New American Home 2017 Phase 2 Update

As of late July, Phase 2 of The New American Home (TNAH) was
nearly complete. It is during this phase that the home really starts to take
shape because the framing and wiring is complete. 

This is the second TNAH for Phil Kean Design Group
(PKDG)—a one-story home being built in the Lake Nona community in Winter
Park, Florida.

One of the biggest challenges—but also a fun aspect—is
that there are many first-time products...

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