Tropical hardwood beams, locally-fashioned framing connectors, and mahogany siding. Who needs a view?
Whether using roof trusses or stick framing a roof frame, if you make space above the exterior walls, your energy performance will thank you.
Construction methods differ from country to country but are especially different in Japan.
I’m kicking myself for not already knowing this amazingly simple trick!
Meet code with the only deck tension tie engineered to adjust
Old-school framing meets new-age materials.
Equatorial sun changes the priorities in a construction sequence
3D Printing is hereby put on notice that it is not the disruptive sweetheart of the construction world anymore. ROBOTS are everywhere.
See how easy it is to avoid the top five hanger errors.
This Roomba-like device can navigate a room and print complicated layout on the floor.
Tie the walls to the foundation, the floor to the walls, and add shear strength for lateral support
Better insulation, drier walls, lower HERS scores, and labor savings.
A collection of five videos on a Passive House Retrofit in Sharon, CT (climate zone 5) executed by Ben Bogie, Built to Last, LLC
Keep mechanical equipment within the envelope to improve the quality of houses and homes
The most effective (and easiest) time to detail the air barrier is during the framing stage. If it isn't specified during design, ain't no way the framers are gonna get it right.