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Smart Design Advice for Hot & Humid Climates (i.e. The South)

Smart Design Advice for Hot & Humid Climates (i.e. The South)

Architect Peter Pfeiffer talks about how to utilize smart design for a house in a hot climate zone. His green building advice is practical and following his advice will result in a house that's well designed for the rigors of a hot climate. If you want a comfortable, efficient, durable house and you live in the South then this video will give you tons to think about.

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Our New Design Blog

Our New Design Blog

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Welcome to Fine Homebuilding's new blog, where we'll help you design inspiring homes.

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Simple Complexity

Simple Complexity

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Beautiful Lake View Deck This simple L-shaped deck was transformed into a work of art by adding an inlaid Celtic pattern. The weave goes down both legs of the L with the knot design in the center...

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Announcing our Before and After contest winners

Announcing our Before and After contest winners

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Fine Homebuilding editors are a finicky bunch, and opinionated too. So the task of narrowing down the nearly 150 entries from our “Before and After: What’s Old is New Again,” kitchen and bath contest to just five winners wasn’t easy.

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Award Winning Restoration

Award Winning Restoration

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Winner of the Griffin Award for residential rehabilitation in Asheville, NC, this home went from "in the rough" to "high-end, green restoration".  As part of a whole house restoration, the...

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Outdated to Outstanding:  A Fireplace Facelift

Outdated to Outstanding: A Fireplace Facelift

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The layout of the room and the off-center outdated fireplace made it difficult to figure out the best way to place the furniture or use the bland fireplace as a focal point.  Working with the...

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Total Seattle Gut-Second Story Addition

Total Seattle Gut-Second Story Addition

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Bought by my wife and myself as an investment, this is the 'house next door'...literally. When our neighbor of 20 years passed on, we decided to buy and renovate the property. We designed it to keep...

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