A classic Cape gets a makeover and an addition
This house represents one of the iconic American architectural styles and does it with grace and beauty.
Dense-packed rafter bays need rigid vents.
Also, copper wiring vs. aluminum -- and new basement supports in a 280-year-old farmhouse.
This framing method helps create a more energy-efficient thermal envelope and air barrier.
Details on prepping and pouring the slab.
Without modifying the framing, a carpenter tucks storage and style beneath the roof in a second-floor hallway.
A shower of information about vermiculite — that’s a literal shower for Justin and Brian, from back before they knew what it was!
Dramatic interventions include continuous radial ceiling coves, galvanized steel dormers, and a central bookshelf-stair.
As cold weather approaches, these summer houses in Massachusetts ready for another winter.
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