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  • GRAM Green

    In Michigan, Kulapat Yantrasast of why architecture designs what is set to be the nation's first LEED-certified art museum.

  • In the News

    Expanded AFCI requirements; trenching turns deadly in Southern California; nicad battery recall; more

  • Laying a Flagstone Terrace

    For a smooth surface, cut the stones to fit and float them into place.

  • On Site With Pervious Concrete

    Stormwater runoff flows right through this porous concrete pavement.

  • A New Look for Old Paneling

    Skim-coating the walls with setting compound is easier than starting from scratch.

  • Wet-Set Mudsills

    With careful layout, placing sills directly into the wet concrete can save time.

  • Stained Plaster Repair

    Q: What's the best way to remove a water stain from a sand-finish plaster ceiling? The plaster was applied over electric radiant-heating cable stapled to Gypboard backing, with a sand finish that won't tolerate any rubbing. Could we use a tinted wash that

  • Preventing Condensation Under Basement Flooring

    Q: My clients want to use as living space the new walkout basement of an addition I'm building for them, but they're concerned about potential moisture-related problems with the planned carpet flooring. I've proposed installing a layer of rigid EPS foam f

  • Shingle Art

    These vines won't rot the siding or harbor bird's nests.

  • On the Job: Salt-Finished Concrete

    Salt-finished concrete