A commercial architect's self-built Passive House offers lessons for DIY high-performance design.
Finish carpenter Joseph Laskey shows how to measure, cut, and fit a mix of straight and curved parts to complete this unique interior trim project.
If the brick or block is laid in a running-bond pattern, it forms a corbelled arch that can often hold itself up with minimal bracing during construction.
A compact new build takes cues from boat design to create a long-term, low-maintenance home.
Learn how to install European-style windows that sit within the rough opening and require a face-sealed approach to water and air management.
The need for special indoor conditions affects the shape and layout of a new build.
This jig is perfect for holding window sashes when painting, planing, or other works needs to be done.
High-performance-home designer Michael Maines takes a detailed look at the new low-carbon edition of the grassroots building standard.
Masking the garage in this historic-district-adjacent home meant creating a traditional entryway centered on the garage windows rather than the front door.
This Pennsylvana farmhouse-style home uses sliding-shade screens to allow in daylight without too much heat.
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