A few really cool tricks and a Master Class at the end
I spotted this interesting roof construction in Cuenca, Ecuador: Branch logs as rafters; purlins of split branch logs with thin brick overlaid in two strata
A subjective exploration of 11 'lightweight' heavy hitters
A: Neither. It is a physics problem. The solution lies in carpenters and drywall installers working together
Use modeling techniques to put together a 'two-story phone booth'—with cedar fascia?
Installing a floor joist is a relatively easy task in new construction. But replacing one in a house that already stands? That’s a different story.
Make a piece of wood and then manipulate it into four walls
Ten options for framers
But let me axe you this—how do they keep 'em sharp?
Soffits should be tight boxes hidden in your ceiling.
Two packages for high performance homes. Vented and unvented roof insulation retrofits and exterior wall insulation details along with rainscreen wall details for furring strips.
Why a rain screen wall is important to the energy and durability detailing on a Passive House.
A Latin American look at concrete, cane, and tropical hardwood
What it is like to design and build houses without CDX and drywall: Freeing, captivating, undulating, and addictive.