November 9, 2018
Our air barrier gets us to 1.0 ACH50. Our windows and doors get us Passive House tight.
November 6, 2018
Designing for a pre-teens room provides its own specific challenges. This desk area was set up to grow with the owners changing needs. Originally the shelf height was set up…
November 2, 2018
Faced with consequences equivalent to a giant asteroid set to hit the earth in 10 to 50 years, we designers and builders owe it to the future to do our part—and we need to start right now.
October 25, 2018
Wood milled from trees on the family property adds character and a personal touch to our new home.
October 23, 2018
A window that opens up a home office onto a meditative garden expands the space in countless ways. Being able to experience the natural world while working can be delightful.…
October 11, 2018
It is harvest time in Sonoma and Napa Counties, the grapes are ready. This modern structure with corrugated siding is ripe with agricultural references. The peaked roof, farmhouse exterior lights,…
October 10, 2018
A sustainable building material wins favor on multiple fronts.
October 9, 2018
The builders of the 2018 FHB House illustrate how unique hardware from Maine Deck Brackets helps them to reduce thermal bridging and leave room for exterior insulation.
October 2, 2018
After a long day of photographing this wonderful home in Seattle, the final shot listed was the “dusk” shoot. The occupants of the house came home and were barbecuing on…
The standing-seam metal and the tilt-turn windows contribute to the aesthetic and to the performance of the house
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