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September 29, 2016
Simple lines and a modular design make the SwingLab an elegant and fun addition to any covered porch.
September 22, 2016
This three-season living space creates a visual and auditory connection to the surrounding landscape.
August 24, 2016
A concrete slab under the deck will make a finished basement more usable
July 6, 2016
Simple calculations make for a much more accurate spacing method
May 26, 2016
Find the rhythm and scale of the street to make a new home fit in
March 6, 2016
The design for this two-story addition began as a casual conversation at a Super Bowl party between architect Edwin Heinle and the homeowner, who mentioned that she was thinking of…
November 11, 2015
Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of speaking with architect and author Rick Pratt. As the chair and secretary of New Jersey’s Hightstown–East Windsor Historical Society, Pratt contacted me…
May 13, 2015
Outdoor spaces such as decks or patios are more attractive gathering places when they include a well-designed grilling station. Whether it's a basic station or one that's more elaborate, it…
January 7, 2015
Grade-level decks are popular because they create a closely connected outdoor living experience. Balancing the desired elements for your deck—areas for cooking, dining, and entertaining—with size, cost, and complexity are…
September 10, 2014
When Norma and Walter Ward moved into their Houston-area home, their backyard consisted of some grass and a tiny concrete patio. More than 20 years and countless hours later, they…
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