Older Cape Cod–style homes may be charming, but they are often poorly insulated. Most have second-floor bedrooms with 4-ft. kneewalls against the sloped ceilings. This creates triangular attic spaces behind…
Q: I’m going to add a dormer to my Cape-style home in plane with the exterior wall and would like to continue the original eave line across the bottom of the…
An architect applies a modern mountain vibe to a New England icon.
A historic Cape gets a dry basement and an insulation upgrade without losing its traditional character
This antique Cape boasted charm and an in-town location. Now its kitchen is a keeper.
It takes an artist's eye to assimilate antique materials and finishes into a new house.
A little cottage is transformed into a vacation home with room for a family's four generations.
Fixing the hard parts first gets a couple into their remodeled house before winter.
An addition to an antique gem turns an old house into a new family home.
Framing around an existing roof requires different skeletons for two similar structures.
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