Copyright (c) 2015 en-us Fine Homebuilding - "Great Moments In Building History" blog entries Fine Homebuilding - "Great Moments In Building History" blog entries Thu, 08 Oct 2015 08:47:48 -0500 Fine Homebuilding - "Great Moments In Building History" blog entries Fine Homebuilding - "Great Moments In Building History" blog entries <![CDATA[Six Questions to Ask Before Buying a House Plan]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 10:02:24 -0500 Six Questions to Ask Before Buying a House Plan Posted by boycethompson
House plans are an inexpensive way to get a great home design. But you need to do your homework first. ]]>
<![CDATA[Irontown Brings Small Home to PCBC]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 09:14:34 -0500 Irontown Brings Small Home to PCBC Posted by boycethompson
One of the good things about modular homes is that you can take them nearly anywhere -- including the floor of a major tradeshow ]]>
<![CDATA[Internet of Things: Ready for Blast-Off]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:26:23 -0500 Internet of Things: Ready for Blast-Off Posted by boycethompson
Speakers at PCBC conference forecast big growth for connected home products ]]>
<![CDATA[If You Can't Beat Them, Rent Them]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 11:11:20 -0500 If You Can't Beat Them, Rent Them Posted by boycethompson
Single-family-home developers focus on build-to-rent market ]]>
<![CDATA[EcoVilliage Pioneers Net-Zero Housing]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 10:12:20 -0500 EcoVilliage Pioneers Net-Zero Housing Posted by boycethompson
Leaders of the co-op community in Ithaca, N.Y., took a common sense approach to meeting demanding Passive House standards ]]>
<![CDATA[Arvida Lane Residence]]> Mon, 22 Jun 2015 08:00:00 -0500 Arvida Lane Residence Posted by MarvinRemodel
2014 Architect Challenge Winner This single family, residential home in Gables Estates, Coral Gables, Florida successfully pays respect to the architecture of the Mediterranean and Renaissance... ]]>
<![CDATA[Rockville Housing]]> Mon, 15 Jun 2015 08:00:00 -0500 Rockville Housing Posted by MarvinRemodel
This commercial apartment building draws its inspiration from historical architecture, featuring high turrets and accented gables. Having the majority of its exterior covered with windows gives the... ]]>
<![CDATA[Lake Luzerne Residence]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2015 09:00:00 -0500 Lake Luzerne Residence Posted by MarvinRemodel
This stunning home on the shores of Lake Luzerne looks just as beautiful on the inside as it does from the outside. ]]>
<![CDATA[Weinberg Building]]> Thu, 02 Apr 2015 10:14:49 -0500 Weinberg Building Posted by MarvinRemodel
This former brewery was named the 2009 Public Building of the Year after its extensive renovation that included custom, oversized Round Top windows made by Marvin. ]]>
<![CDATA[Casey Bay Key House]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 12:51:54 -0500 Casey Bay Key House Posted by MarvinRemodel
"Respect the land, and the rest will follow." ]]>
<![CDATA[Folly Farm]]> Mon, 16 Feb 2015 12:30:00 -0500 Folly Farm Posted by MarvinRemodel
This casual, contemporary farm house is the perfect fit for a young family.   Folly farm is a contemporary expression of historic, additive farmhouse-style architecture. The energetic, creative clients wanted a... ]]>
<![CDATA[CEO Charts His Company's Path to Net-Zero Homes]]> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 16:55:41 -0500 CEO Charts His Company's Path to Net-Zero Homes Posted by boycethompson
Two years running Gene Myers has guided his Denver-based home building company to DOE's grand award for housing innovation. What's his secret? ]]>
<![CDATA[Why I Regret Making My House a Smart-House]]> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 22:13:19 -0500 Why I Regret Making My House a Smart-House Posted by MikeFitzpatrick
The only regret I have in my full house remodel was believing a Smart House was going to make my life better. ]]>
<![CDATA[43 Church Street Westborough, MA]]> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 06:36:01 -0500 43 Church Street Westborough, MA Posted by MikeFitzpatrick
A 4-year synopsis of a renovation. Built in 1849; restored from 2009-2013. ]]>
<![CDATA[43 Church St. Master Bath]]> Sun, 17 Feb 2013 23:46:17 -0500 43 Church St. Master Bath Posted by MikeFitzpatrick
Full remodel of the master bath, using teak, glass, polished concrete, and limestone ]]>
<![CDATA[43 Church Street Kitchen]]> Wed, 13 Feb 2013 16:51:55 -0500 43 Church Street Kitchen Posted by MikeFitzpatrick
Custom Made Black Palm Kitchen, with White Quartz Counters, Orange Glass Tile, and a Restuarant style kitchen ]]>
<![CDATA[Stove Moving Day]]> Wed, 05 Jan 2011 10:42:39 -0500 Stove Moving Day Posted by Andy_Engel
(Or How Pat and Andy Came to Own Martha's Stove) ]]>
<![CDATA[GREAT MOMENTS: Reset-Trip-Reset-Hold....Trip!]]> Sat, 21 Aug 2010 15:59:03 -0500 chartersubscribertimes4
We had not lived in the house I’d built for us more than a few weeks when I was awakened at 2:30 by a sharp elbow-jab from my wife, immediately followed by a... ]]>
<![CDATA[Great Moments: An Evening with the Ambassador]]> Thu, 12 Aug 2010 17:20:09 -0500 FHBdotcom
BY EVERETTE M. HILL Forty-three years ago, I left college with a diploma in my hand and a plan in my mind. I would marry my college sweetheart, who was in on the plan, and she would work to put me... ]]>
<![CDATA[A Back-Page Favorite Finds a New Home]]> Wed, 11 Aug 2010 19:00:00 -0500 A Back-Page Favorite Finds a New Home Posted by FHBdotcom
For more than 25 years, you’ve been sharing your best building know-how with us, letting us know how you make your projects look so great. You’ve also been taking us behind the scenes to... ]]>