Video tour of a renovated 1930's house that has several fun hidden doors and secret rooms inside.
Building codes change on a three year cycle and we just had an update from the 2009 codes to the new 2012 International Residential Code (IRC) and the new 2012 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC).Read More
At this house the owners planted a plum tree and a Japanese maple in the front garden to match the color of their porch. Their house is made of Shenandoah stone, honey colored stucco, and a type of metal roof made in Virginia since 1800. Read More
Custom builder Matt Risinger shares a video about heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. Read More
Tobacco barns are an example of the universal made particular, and are a monument to the native wisdom of farmers who knew their place in the landRead More
Fisherman's houses in Salterpath. N.C. that have survived hurricanes for more than 100 years.Read More
Matt Risinger's Green Building Blog offers video, photos, and expert advice on high-performance construction, green building products, and fine craftsmanship. Read More
James Monroe's modest home at Ash Lawn benefits form cooling breezes and shade, demonstrating that the best sustainable features are free.Read More
Reclaimed wood and glass bottles make up a 213-square-foot outbuilding.Read More
Designer and author Marianne Cusato spoke recently at the National Building Museum.Read More
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