Original article by: BUILDER Online Magazine

Explore the innovative products and processes of the 2020 BUILDER show home.

In a balancing act of their own, the appliances, finishes, fixtures, and materials in the BUILDER Chōwa Concept Home work together to bring the vision of its architects, partners, and sponsors to life.


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