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The True Tale of a One-Tree House

The True Tale of a One-Tree House

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Nancy longed to build an in-law cottage but could never quite make the numbers work. Then one wild, dark night, good fortune arrived with a crash.

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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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Off-The-Grid Straw Bale Getaway

Off-The-Grid Straw Bale Getaway

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An architecture firm known for ecologically sensitive design creates an off-the-grid cabin in the woods of California

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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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Roof Top Rigid Foam - Taking Efficiency Through The Roof

Roof Top Rigid Foam - Taking Efficiency Through The Roof

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Over the last year I've really been working on how to get my houses to the next level of greater energy efficiency and this video will show you my latest secret. We're laying down a thick layer of rigid ISO foam boards on top of the roof.

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Outdated to Outstanding:  A Fireplace Facelift

Outdated to Outstanding: A Fireplace Facelift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The layout of the room and the off-center outdated fireplace made it difficult to figure out the best way to place the furniture or use the bland fireplace as a focal point.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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Rustic Modern Custom Home

Rustic Modern Custom Home

A custom home built with both rustic and modern elements. Home features wide plank pine and slate flooring, combined with wrought iron light fixtures and iron stair railing. High ceilings and clean...

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