Copyright (c) 2016 FineHomebuilding.com en-us Fine Homebuilding - Blogs category featured posts Fine Homebuilding - Blogs category featured posts http://www.finehomebuilding.com/blogs Tue, 03 May 2016 04:54:10 -0500 Fine Homebuilding - Blogs category featured posts Fine Homebuilding - Blogs category featured posts http://www.finehomebuilding.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.finehomebuilding.com/blogs <![CDATA[Arts and Crafts Echo]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 07:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150657/arts-and-crafts-echo http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150657/arts-and-crafts-echo Arts and Crafts Echo Posted by BrianVandenBrink51
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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<![CDATA[Living By the Lake]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:20:20 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150780/living-by-the-lake http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150780/living-by-the-lake Living By the Lake Posted by Susan_Teare
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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<![CDATA[Caribbean Color]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 17:36:32 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150713/caribbean-color http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150713/caribbean-color Caribbean Color Posted by Susan_Teare
This Caribbean guest suite is a study in saturated color and reclaimed materials. ]]>
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<![CDATA[TimberSIL May Live to See Another Day]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:28:38 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150748/timbersil-may-live-to-see-another-day http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150748/timbersil-may-live-to-see-another-day TimberSIL May Live to See Another Day Posted by ScottG
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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<![CDATA[Worn-out Wine-Barrel Hoops Find a Bright New Home]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 01:13:41 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150726/worn-out-wine-barrel-hoops-find-a-bright-new-home http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150726/worn-out-wine-barrel-hoops-find-a-bright-new-home Worn-out Wine-Barrel Hoops Find a Bright New Home Posted by Rob_Wotzak
These handmade globe-shaped chandeliers made from rusty metal rings are a perfect blend of modern and rustic ]]>
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<![CDATA[Aging in place -Good design makes all the difference.]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 09:26:35 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150714/aging-in-place-good-design-makes-all-the-difference http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150714/aging-in-place-good-design-makes-all-the-difference Aging in place -Good design makes all the difference. Posted by KenGutmaker
2.5 million Baby Boomers turn 70 this year, that’s a lot of bathroom remodels. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150714/aging-in-place-good-design-makes-all-the-difference
<![CDATA[Foamglas Insulation Exits U.S. Residential Market]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 08:30:32 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150703/foamglas-insulation-exits-us-residential-market http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150703/foamglas-insulation-exits-us-residential-market Foamglas Insulation Exits U.S. Residential Market Posted by ScottG
Pittsburgh Corning pursues opportunities elsewhere but says it may bring Foamglas back here in the next several years ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150703/foamglas-insulation-exits-us-residential-market
<![CDATA[Senate Energy Bill Earns Both Praise and Scorn]]> Mon, 25 Apr 2016 08:32:43 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150682/senate-energy-bill-earns-both-praise-and-scorn http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150682/senate-energy-bill-earns-both-praise-and-scorn Senate Energy Bill Earns Both Praise and Scorn Posted by ScottG
It's the first major energy legislation since 2007, but differences with the House have yet to be settled. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150682/senate-energy-bill-earns-both-praise-and-scorn
<![CDATA[A Minimal Effort]]> Fri, 22 Apr 2016 07:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150525/a-minimal-effort http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150525/a-minimal-effort A Minimal Effort Posted by BrianVandenBrink51
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. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150525/a-minimal-effort
<![CDATA[New Old Kitchen]]> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 19:44:16 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150319/new-old-kitchen http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150319/new-old-kitchen New Old Kitchen Posted by Lincoln_Barbour
Classic design for a classic home ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150319/new-old-kitchen
<![CDATA[Online Exclusive Tailgate: Caroline Weaver, pencil expert]]> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 15:06:24 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150668/online-exclusive-tailgate-caroline-weaver-pencil-expert http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150668/online-exclusive-tailgate-caroline-weaver-pencil-expert Online Exclusive Tailgate: Caroline Weaver, pencil expert Posted by Aaron_Fagan
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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<![CDATA[Counting Sheep]]> Wed, 20 Apr 2016 06:43:24 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150613/counting-sheep http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150613/counting-sheep Counting Sheep Posted by Susan_Teare
This outdated townhouse was given a facelift to feel more like a "boutique hotel". ]]>
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<![CDATA[A Passivhaus Multifamily in Maine Nears Completion]]> Tue, 19 Apr 2016 14:01:01 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150629/a-passivhaus-multifamily-in-maine-nears-completion http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150629/a-passivhaus-multifamily-in-maine-nears-completion A Passivhaus Multifamily in Maine Nears Completion Posted by ScottG
At 54,000 sq. ft., the project would be one of the largest certified buildings in the country. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150629/a-passivhaus-multifamily-in-maine-nears-completion
<![CDATA[Prefinished Ceiling Planks Work Equally Well as Wall Paneling]]> Tue, 19 Apr 2016 10:28:46 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150624/prefinished-ceiling-planks-work-equally-well-as-wall-paneling http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150624/prefinished-ceiling-planks-work-equally-well-as-wall-paneling Prefinished Ceiling Planks Work Equally Well as Wall Paneling Posted by Rob_Wotzak
MDF tongue-and-groove planks are a sophisticated and affordable way to add detail to your walls and ceilings ]]>
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<![CDATA[Classic taste never goes out of style]]> Tue, 19 Apr 2016 08:50:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150296/classic-taste-never-goes-out-of-style http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150296/classic-taste-never-goes-out-of-style Classic taste never goes out of style Posted by KenGutmaker
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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<![CDATA[Online Exclusive Tailgate: Faissel Farhi, zellij-tile manufacturer]]> Mon, 18 Apr 2016 08:45:49 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150566/online-exclusive-tailgate-faissel-farhi-zellij-tile-manufacturer http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150566/online-exclusive-tailgate-faissel-farhi-zellij-tile-manufacturer Online Exclusive Tailgate: Faissel Farhi, zellij-tile manufacturer Posted by Aaron_Fagan
Faissel Farhi is a principal at Zellij Gallery based in Los Angeles, full service zellij-tile company ]]>
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<![CDATA[City Apartment Home Office with a View]]> Sun, 17 Apr 2016 10:00:29 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150577/city-apartment-home-office-with-a-view http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150577/city-apartment-home-office-with-a-view City Apartment Home Office with a View Posted by Susan_Teare
We shot this room in the morning and the afternoon to catch the light from the east and the west ]]>
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<![CDATA[Against the Grain Redux: Nina MacLaughlin]]> Fri, 15 Apr 2016 12:19:22 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150554/against-the-grain-redux-nina-maclaughlin http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150554/against-the-grain-redux-nina-maclaughlin Against the Grain Redux: Nina MacLaughlin Posted by Aaron_Fagan
A special Tailgate interview with Nina MacLaughlin, author of Hammer Head: The Making of a Carpenter ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150554/against-the-grain-redux-nina-maclaughlin
<![CDATA[Extended Tailgate: John Connell, architect]]> Thu, 14 Apr 2016 15:59:20 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150535/extended-tailgate-john-connell-architect http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150535/extended-tailgate-john-connell-architect Extended Tailgate: John Connell, architect Posted by Aaron_Fagan
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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<![CDATA[Steve Bluestone's Building Science Lab]]> Wed, 13 Apr 2016 15:49:38 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150515/steve-bluestones-building-science-lab http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/150515/steve-bluestones-building-science-lab Steve Bluestone's Building Science Lab Posted by ScottG
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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