BUILDING: More for Less

In a thoroughly detailed report, opening with a ringing declaration (see box), a group of technical experts in the home-building industry and Government last week gave notice to all concerned that the people of the U.S. can have better homes at 20%, 30%, and even 40% less cost than now. These percentages measure the waste caused by out-of-date methods, irrational building codes, featherbedding, etc.

The report is published in the current issue of The Magazine of BUILDING. It is based on a brass-tacks, technical round table* held under the sponsorship of that...

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