November 17, 2016
Performance building starts at grade level.
November 15, 2016
Did concrete pioneer Fu-Tung Cheng start a revolution? Do his methods stand up today?
September 22, 2016
This dream kitchen for lovers of modernity offers an airy blend of stainless steel and concrete.
September 8, 2016
Warwick Area Career and Technical Center students practice placing and finishing the garage slab while Bruce and I goof off.
July 29, 2016
In this episode, host and managing editor Justin Fink talks with editor-in-chief Rob Yagid and design editor Brian Pontolilo about PEX, heat-pump water heaters, flush noise, and precast steps. Resources…
May 17, 2016
Homeowners complain that the concrete foundations holding up their houses are crumbling.
March 6, 2016
Although the amount of concrete used is small, the forming and finishing techniques for a slab such as a deck-stair landing—or in this case, a propane-tank pad—aren’t much different from…
July 11, 2014
For a driveway, walk, or patio, get the base right, and the rest of the job is straightforward
October 10, 2013
At the request of the homeowners, I designed this contemporary Idaho cabin to embrace the stunning views of its locale. One of many prominent details designed to create a connection…
March 7, 2013
Concrete can be a tricky substance to work with and to maintain. As described in this "How It Works" article, Rob Yagid explains efflorescence and spalling, two problems that can…
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