July 13, 2017
Homeowners learn that their bias against conventional construction was misplaced. A stick-built home turned out to be the most practical and economical option.
Valcour Verandas is an owner built home started at the peak of the owner-builder era in Texas.
July 12, 2017
Rebuilt on the foundation of a hundred-year-old cabin, this house hits a balance between fine craftsmanship and high energy performance.
This house is sited to maximize views to the canal and wetlands, while providing a variety of protected and shaded exterior spaces.
This new home is located in Frontenac County, Ontario, atop granite outcroppings, overlooking a lake, and shrouded by cedar trees. An added bonus is this project’s extreme air-tightness and energy…
Located in Mill Valley, California, this contemporary 4-bedroom home produces more energy than it uses.
The Concrete in Kennebunkport home was not only designed and built by the owner, but the very blocks used in construction were invented by him, too.
VPC Builders constructed this stunning custom home designed by local architect Bob Mann of A.T.T.I.C Design, PLLC in the luxurious mountains of North Carolina, just minutes from the Blue Ridge…
Thanks to some discreet but significant changes, this late 1950’s ranch house is transformed from dark, cramped, and cluttered to bright, open and airy.
June 15, 2017
A lifetime commitment to building passed down from father to son.
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