Construction methods differ from country to country but are especially different in Japan.
Exterior insulation can create transition problems. Here are a few solutions
Begin with the end in mind. And some construction materials, too.
This Roomba-like device can navigate a room and print complicated layout on the floor.
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.
A collection of details that make sense for most framers to incorporate into their SOP—based on feedback from framers who do it a lot.
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.