“Developments toward a Residential Infill Industry;” OpenHouse International, vol 36, no 1, pp 86-94.

Proceedings: Changing Roles 09: New Roles/New Challenges, “Integrated Design Solutions: What Does This Mean From An Open Building Perspective?” Delft, 2009


Homeworks: A New American Townhouse. Trafford Publishing, BC Canada.
Kendall and Teicher; Residential Open Building (Japanese translation).


“An Open Building Strategy for Converting Obsolete Office Buildings to Housing”, American Institute of Architects Pilot Report on University Research, Washington, DC, April 2005.


“An Open Building Strategy for Balancing Production Efficiency and Consumer Choice in Housing” in NSF/PATH Housing Research Agenda Workshop Proceedings and Recommendations Vol I and II. Michigan State University, June 2004. pp 60-71.

“An Open Building Strategy for Achieving Dwelling Unit Autonomy in Multi-unit Housing”. Housing and Society. Vol 31, No.1, 2004. pp 89-99.

“An Open Building Strategy for Converting Obsolete Office Buildings to Residential Uses”. Proceedings, 11th Annual Conference on Lean Construction, Blacksburg,VA., pp 207-218.

“Making Accommodating Residential Form: International Developments toward an Open Architecture” Proceedings 23rd Annual Conference of the International Association of Housing Science, Montreal, June 2003. (CD)

“Performance on Levels”. Measurement and Management of Architectural Value in Performance-Based Building. CIB Report Publication 283. Proceedings of CIB W60 /W96, Hong Kong, May, 2002. pp 35-42.

“Product Bundling or Kitting: Balancing Efficiency and Variety for the Market”. National Consortium of Housing Research Centers Session at the NAHB Builders Show, January 2003. Proceedings: Profit and Opportunity Beyond Traditional Building Practices, Michigan State University Urban Affairs Program. pp 7-21.


“An Open Building Industry: Making Agile Buildings that Achieve Performance for Clients”. Proceedings (vol 1 of 2) 10th Annual Symposium Construction Innovation and Global Competitiveness. University of Cincinnati and CIB, September, 2002. pp 267-284.


“Infill / Fit-Out Systems: Toward a Residential Infill Industry”. (Guest editor) Open House International, vol. 26, no. 3, (editorial pp 3-4)


“Toward Open Building: Practical Developments in Europe”. Open House International, vol 25, no.4. pp 84-94.      

“Base Building and Fit-out: Principles for 21st Century Building Maintenance and Management”. RE – Building Maintenance and Management. Tokyo (in Japanese), October, 1999. pp 18-27.

“Open Building: An Approach to Sustainable Architecture”. Journal of Urban Technology, December, 1999.

Residential Open Building.  co-authored with Jonathan Teicher. EF SPON, London. 1999.

Office Building Fit-out in the United States: Developments and Trends. 8000 word report for TNO Building Strategy Consultants, Delft, the Netherlands, and VTT Building Technology, Finland.

“Europe’s ‘Matura Infill System’ Quickly Routes Utilities for Custom Remodeling”.  Automated Builder, May, 1996.

co-author with Karel Dekker, “Open Building for Housing Rehabilitation”, Proceedings Future Visions of Urban Public Housing, University of Cincinnati. (ed. Preiser,

“Open Building: A New Approach to Multifamily Residential Constructon Which Reconciles Consumer Preferences and Efficient Production”; funding source: ISID (International Society of Interior Designers).  

“Open Stock”.  The Construction Specifier,  May, 1993 Construction Specifications Institute, Alexandria, Virginia. pp 110-118.
“Marketing and Cost Deferral Benefits of Just-in-Time Units” (co-authored with David MacFadyen), Units, March, National Apartment Assoc., Washington, DC.

“Shell/Infill: A Technical Study of a New Strategy for 2×4 Housebuilding”;  MIT Design and Housing Group, Department of Architecture.

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