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Arts and Crafts Echo

Arts and Crafts Echo

This inglenook, part of a large family room in a new shingle style house, provides a cozy spot to curl up on a chilly day.

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Living By the Lake

Living By the Lake

This house sits on the footprint of an old camp perched on a rock face over the shores of Lake Champlain.

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Caribbean Color

Caribbean Color

This Caribbean guest suite is a study in saturated color and reclaimed materials.

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TimberSIL May Live to See Another Day

TimberSIL May Live to See Another Day

Rights to the beleaguered company go to a New York investment firm after TimberSIL's parent company fails to repay a loan

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Worn-out Wine-Barrel Hoops Find a Bright New Home

Worn-out Wine-Barrel Hoops Find a Bright New Home

These handmade globe-shaped chandeliers made from rusty metal rings are a perfect blend of modern and rustic

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Aging in place -Good design makes all the difference.

Aging in place -Good design makes all the difference.

2.5 million Baby Boomers turn 70 this year, that’s a lot of bathroom remodels.

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Foamglas Insulation Exits U.S. Residential Market

Foamglas Insulation Exits U.S. Residential Market

Pittsburgh Corning pursues opportunities elsewhere but says it may bring Foamglas back here in the next several years

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Senate Energy Bill Earns Both Praise and Scorn

Senate Energy Bill Earns Both Praise and Scorn

It's the first major energy legislation since 2007, but differences with the House have yet to be settled.

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A Minimal Effort

A Minimal Effort

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Architect Christopher Campbell worked hard to keep things simple in a rustic camp house he designed for his parents. This bathroom is a good example of one way he did just that.

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New Old Kitchen

New Old Kitchen

Classic design for a classic home

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Online Exclusive Tailgate: Caroline Weaver, pencil expert

Online Exclusive Tailgate: Caroline Weaver, pencil expert

Caroline Weaver owns a pencil store in New York City and we caught up with her to discuss carpenter's pencils and more.

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Counting Sheep

Counting Sheep

This outdated townhouse was given a facelift to feel more like a "boutique hotel".

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A Passivhaus Multifamily in Maine Nears Completion

A Passivhaus Multifamily in Maine Nears Completion

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At 54,000 sq. ft., the project would be one of the largest certified buildings in the country.

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Prefinished Ceiling Planks Work Equally Well as Wall Paneling

Prefinished Ceiling Planks Work Equally Well as Wall Paneling

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MDF tongue-and-groove planks are a sophisticated and affordable way to add detail to your walls and ceilings

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Classic taste never goes out of style

Classic taste never goes out of style

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In this living room the choices of palate and form create a fresh take on classic style. Balancing clients' desires, budgets, and tastes and ending up with elegant solutions is what separates a true...

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Online Exclusive Tailgate: Faissel Farhi, zellij-tile manufacturer

Online Exclusive Tailgate: Faissel Farhi, zellij-tile manufacturer

Faissel Farhi is a principal at Zellij Gallery based in Los Angeles, full service zellij-tile company

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City Apartment Home Office with a View

City Apartment Home Office with a View

We shot this room in the morning and the afternoon to catch the light from the east and the west

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Against the Grain Redux: Nina MacLaughlin

Against the Grain Redux: Nina MacLaughlin

A special Tailgate interview with Nina MacLaughlin, author of Hammer Head: The Making of a Carpenter

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Extended Tailgate: John Connell, architect

Extended Tailgate: John Connell, architect

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You've said the best houses are more than market commodities. Would you elaborate on this idea?A place, a personality, an energy…….a story! How do personal passions breathe life into...

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Steve Bluestones Building Science Lab

Steve Bluestone's Building Science Lab

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A New York devotee of autoclaved aerated concrete (AAC) plans a demonstration project to test the material against Passive House modeling. Are high-mass walls effective in a cold climate?

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