Monthly Archives: May 2020

What’s a Passive Home?

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Many people think of passive negatively. After all, we’re Americans; we’re supposed to take charge in situations and be independent, active thinkers. Yet, when we talk about passive in terms of custom home building, passive can be defined as anything but negative. In fact, passive homes may be the wave of the future. UrbanLUX Builders… read more

The Case for Closed Floor Plans

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Open floor plans have been all the rage since the 1990s, with most modern homes being built with open floor plans. Frank Lloyd Wright, an American architect, is largely credited with building upon the open floor plans in the 1880s and popularizing them when he centralized the kitchen instead of having it be at the… read more

How to Make Your Home Healthy

Building a custom home comes with a lot of unique opportunities. You are able to choose the materials, paint, finishes, decorations, and all of the elements of the home that make it beautiful. You can choose a floor plan that suits your family’s needs. You can also choose the location where your beautiful new home… read more