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  • Mud Michelangelo

    Bernie Mitchell has spent the past 20 years developing and refining a method of creating remarkably lifelike relief sculptures in drywall mud, many of which ornament the walls of area vacation homes.

  • Wood High-Rises In Canada? Not So Fast, Says The Concrete Industry

    A proposal to allow six-story wood construction has opposition in Canada.

  • Growing Market for Parking Lot Design

    As the market for parking lot design grows relentlessly higher, architects search for attractive, multipurpose solutions.

  • Tight Fit in Toronto

    To judge by its dimensions — 45 feet by 6 feet 6 inches — the structure at 128 Day Avenue in Toronto has more in common with a bowling alley than with a residence. And in fact, the site it occupies was originally meant to be an alley.

  • The University of Ontario Institute of Technology

    The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) is so young that the number of its alumni just recently surpassed the size of its staff. Located in Oshawa, Ontario—less than an hour's drive northeast of Toronto—the new campus opened its doors in 2003.

  • Wood Composite Decking

    Whether solid or hollow in section, these products promise durability and low maintenance without cracks or splinters.

  • Q&A: Estimating Software for Pole Buildings

    Q: I recently had the opportunity to bid on a pole building. Do any software companies sell estimating software for post-frame construction?

  • Practical Foundation Waterproofing

    Combined with a working drain, this new type of plastic membrane keeps groundwater out of the foundation while allowing moisture in the concrete to evaporate to the outside. Here’s how it’s installed.

  • Toolbox: High-Tech Sanding Block

    Ergonomic hand-sanding block

  • Successful Fireplaces in Tight Houses

    Want to keep the fireplace from smoking your clients out of their living room? The answer lies in building a straight flue, locating the chimney in the center of the house, and controlling air pressure with makeup air.