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  • Homemade Miter Saw Stands

    Many carpenters make their own saw stands, which they can tailor exactly to the work they do. These stands are their workbenches, and because the stands are wooden, users can nail or screw their accessories anywhere.

  • Universal Design Becoming Common in Bathroom Design

    Universal design for the bathroom is catching on with contractors and designers.

  • Air-Sealing for Hot Climates

    Excluding heat and humidity saves energy, improves comfort, and increases durability

  • Illuminated Ingenuity

    An ingenious (and economical) combo of glass and light transforms Austin, Texas's AMOA-Arthouse at the Jones Center.

  • Lumen Awards

    Eleven projects shine at the IES New York Section annual award program.

  • 3 Up, 3 Down: Demographics Forecast Hot and Cold Metros

    Apartment Finance Today polled three of the industry's top research houses to identify three markets with high demographic upside, and three others that have numbers working against them. Surprisingly, Fort Lauderdale emerged as one of the hottest, while Atlanta is expected to continue its slump.

  • Permit Rules for Teardowns Are Tightening

    Teardowns aren't as common as they were during the boom, but they're still causing problems in some communities.

  • Residential Rainwater-Collection Systems

    Water for household use is within easy reach, but you have to filter and disinfect it first.

  • Pop Quiz

    Walter Moreau is executive director of Foundation Communities, a nonprofit affordable housing developer in Austin, Texas.