September 1, 1987
Long sliding drawers let a builder get to his tools, even under a stack of plywood
January 1, 1987
I have a simple, accurate way to document the placement of the framing, wiring and plumbing parts that go into a construction project: photographs. If I see the possibility of…
November 1, 1986
Turning your attic into living space may be the remedy for your growing pains
March 1, 1986
Building a Victorian headquarters for George Lucas
I'm an architect and builder who is just starting an office, and my equipment budget is slim. To keep the rolls of blueprints off my desk, I devised the basket…
January 1, 1986
Custom building with techniques well suited to the small shop
November 1, 1985
A guide to the basics of deck construction
On sizing, laying out and choosing the right fittings for a residential waste system
December 1, 1984
This 80-ft. high round house features three floors of living space including a spa, game room, and even an elevator.
November 1, 1984
The drawing illustrates an idea that I use frequently in the houses that I design. It revolves around mounting the toilet at a 45° angle in the bathroom corner. Positioned…
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