Tree stumps are not a solid base for footings
Simple country houses, Brutalist bodegas, and superb craftsmanship
Not all places have water that comes out of the ground courtesy of the city. Sometimes it comes out of a truck.
Happy Independence Day from Romeo, the shop dog, an important member of the team at Hull Historical in Fort Worth, TX
Equatorial sun changes the priorities in a construction sequence
Begin with the end in mind. And some construction materials, too.
It takes unusual tools and techniques to replace European-style windows in masonry walls.
Luxury housing development in Ecuador
Finally, a WRB especially for peeps who fish.
From sizing up the job to setting the newel posts on a stain-grade set of winders
Furniture-grade cabinetry with simple joinery
Sidewalk snapshots of South American door hardware
A Mashup of traditional architecture, modern technology, and good old gravity
Good amortization doesn't always involve using a building forever—sometimes, it means recapturing the space when the building corrodes