Concrete & Masonry
In this video, the robotic 'narrator' asks multiple questions about construction innovations of the near future.
Floor layout and framing, some good news from the building inspector, and a pleasant surprise on the adhesive front
Two ways to insulate a brick veneer wall, from the Inside
Old Building Details That Work
Not all places have water that comes out of the ground courtesy of the city. Sometimes it comes out of a truck.
Some familiar and not-so-familiar techniques for building concrete foundations.
A split riser allows you to remove the forms without damaging wet concrete.
This old-school method kills two birds with one stone.
18 Videos, articles, and animations showing you how to get through Section 1 of the Energy Star Thermal Bypass Checklist. It is about the continuity between various components of the air barrier system and the thermal envelope.
The ongoing saga about designing and constructing a tiny house in Ecuador
Yup—just drill a hole, add a piece of copper wire and drive the screw home