Building with Unity

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How to Begin?

The recent warm weather seems to be inspiring potential clients to think more earnestly about building a new home, because the number of initial inquiries we are fielding is trending upward. While it’s not too late to begin the planning […]

Unity’s Options for Project Delivery

Comparing Whole House, Tempo and Shell Packages Most visitors to Unity’s website are probably familiar with the three different project delivery methods that we offer: […]

A Primer on Unity’s Design System

“Does Unity have standard plans?” and “Can Unity build my design?” are two of the more common questions we hear from prospective clients (the most […]

Building Tight and Breathing Easy with Blower Doors

At Unity we have strong tradition of education and training, because our work requires that we stay current with the latest tools, materials and systems […]

Unity’s New Wall Assembly

At Unity Homes, we are constantly striving for the optimal balance between cost and performance. Our strategies for achieving this balance are varied and complementary. […]

Busting Headers with Dr. Joint

Bensonwood’s former head engineer Ben Brungraber (aka “Dr. Joint”) enjoys breaking things.  In fact, Ben’s alma mater Stanford awarded him a PhD. for research that involved breaking […]

Taking Montage to a New Level: Building in the Unity Shop

At Unity Homes, we use the word montage (a French word meaning “assembly”) to describe three main processes: 1) how our designs are assembled on-screen in 3D […]

What Is Montage?

Unity has developed a three-part solution that solves several big problems with modern building. Most construction today is done on-site, where raw materials are delivered […]