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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

How to Save an Old House
How to Save an Old HouseOnline Membership Required

A historic Cape gets a dry basement and an insulation upgrade without losing its traditional character

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

6 Small Additions That Make a Big Difference
6 Small Additions That Make a Big DifferenceOnline Membership Required

Every kitchen or bath remodeling project starts out with a bunch of "What if?" questions. Sooner or later, the "What if we enlarged it?" question lands on the table.

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

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