This contemporary home is built on the foundation of a razed house and is characterized by exposed steel framing.
When a wood beam is too big, switching to steel makes sense.
An exposed steel moment frame meets code requirements, allowing for a large open kitchen and dining-room space.
Borrowing from the commercial building world, we use steel to prep for an elevated concrete slab.
Despite some advantages over wood, light-gauge steel framing hasn’t made the leap to residential building, and the reasons why may surprise you.
Plus, lively discussions of steel framing and fixing chimney cracks.
Light-gauge steel makes creative deck framing easier.
Beautiful and modern and incredibly strong — this upgrade offers unusual strengths.
Pastoral on the outside, this house has an interior that blends finely crafted details with industrial elements in a whimsical whirl.
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