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A Small Addition Faces A Tougher Energy Code A Small Addition Faces A Tougher Energy Code Online Membership Required

Energy regs on airtightness, insulation, and mechanical systems mean big changes—even for small buildings

A Small Addition Transforms a Kitchen
A Small Addition Transforms a KitchenOnline Membership Required

Lessons in comfort, composition, and convenience

A New Floor Plan Saves an Old House
A New Floor Plan Saves an Old House

An architect shares his strategies for remodeling small old houses to fit modern lifestyles

What's the Difference: Designs for Accessibility
What's the Difference: Designs for Accessibility

Accessible design, universal design, and aging-in-place design

Linking Logs
Linking Logs

Form Follows Function
Form Follows FunctionOnline Membership Required

Challenged with a tiny lot and a tight budget, a small house rises to the occasion

Structural Solutions for Small Bump-outs
Structural Solutions for Small Bump-outsOnline Membership Required

With the right support, foundation-free additions can make a big impact

Remodeling from the Top Down
Remodeling from the Top Down

The phrase "flipping a house" means something entirely different to one Minnesota architect and his family

Designing an Addition That Looks Right
Designing an Addition That Looks RightOnline Membership Required

Even a small addition can make your house live and look its best

Fix the Flow of the House With a Backyard Addition
Fix the Flow of the House With a Backyard AdditionOnline Membership Required

A new family room and master suite, improved entries, and an updated building envelope saved this home from the wrecking ball, again

Putting the Craft in a Pattern-Book House
Putting the Craft in a Pattern-Book HouseOnline Membership Required

In one of the D.C. area’s most desirable neighborhoods, a potential teardown gets reworked for modern living

The Upside-Down House
The Upside-Down HouseOnline Membership Required

Moving the main living spaces into a second-story addition reenergized a house for a family of four

Designing stairs for an addition
Designing stairs for an additionOnline Membership Required

Start with a top-down approach, then choose a shape that lands in a good spot

Angling for a View
Angling for a ViewOnline Membership Required

An earnest upside-down saltbox is updated with a gracious entry, a shingled seaside style, and windows toward the ocean

A Kitchen Bumps Into the Backyard
A Kitchen Bumps Into the BackyardOnline Membership Required

A small addition displaces the old kitchen to yield a mudroom, a laundry, a pantry, and a better-flowing first floor

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