Design and Planning on Fine Homebuilding
The team on the 2020 FHB House upgrades floor framing to support a heavier load.
A builder shares lessons in small-home design for downsizing and living well with less.
Alternative code-approved header designs for better energy performance.
Natural materials and ecologically sound building practices define this 1600-sq.-ft. timber-frame home.
When a simple siding repair revealed extensive moisture damage, these homeowners decded the time was right for a deep-energy retrofit.
A commercial architect's self-built Passive House offers lessons for DIY high-performance design.
A good paint job is in the prep work. Professional painter Tyler Grace walks through the process step by step.
Surface prep determines how well wallcoverings adhere, how good the job looks, and how long it lasts.
Watch builder Josh Edmonds, scientist Neal Ezell, and the BS* and Beer KC discussion group's presentation on smart foundation-insulation strategies.
Get the most out of this hardworking room with advice on efficient bathroom layouts, quality material choices, and top-notch construction techniques.
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