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Roof Pitch and Building Form, Part I

Gordon F. Tully walks through roof designs and describes the variations on the simple gable roof set over a rectangular box. Read more

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Roof Pitch and Building Form, Part II

Gordon Tully continues his overview of roof designs, illustrating alternatives to the typical gable roof. Read more

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Building With Style: Tricky Details

Tricky Details by Gordon F. Tully Stepped Footings Don't step the bottom of a footing unless you construct the step in two pours (see diagram). Each type of soil has a natural "angle of repose."... Read more

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Building With Style: Wood Sidings

Wood Sidings by Gordon F. Tully A design seldom demands a particular kind of cladding. Usually the designer or builder must make hard choices from among a few options. Here are the most important... Read more

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Building With Style: Bathroom Design

Fifteen points to make bathrooms better. Read more

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Building With Style: Knowing Where to Stop

I’ll take the Maserati. Read more

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Building With Style: Renovations, Part II: Nailing Down a Design

Renovations, Part II Nailing Down A Design by Gordon Tully Last month's article dealt with how builders and designers can help their renovation clients gather information and plan a project. Next... Read more

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Building With Style: The Role of Asymmetry in Building Design

Asymmetry and building design. Read more

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Building With Style: What's It Going to Cost?

What's It Going to Cost? by Gordon F. Tully In my class on custom house design at Harvard's Graduate School of deliberately omitted in cheaper construction. Design, much of the discussion centers... Read more

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Building With Style: Energy-Detail Dilemmas

Energy-Detail Dilemmas by Gordon F. Tully The other day I found myself, my favorite builder and a friendly client talking about energy efficient construction: Architect: I'm going off the deep end... Read more

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Building With Style: Kitchen Squeeze Play

Kitchen squeeze. Read more

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Building With Style: Insulation & Ventilation: One Architect's Approach

An architect's approach to insulating and ventilating. Read more

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Building With Style: Lost in the Ozone

Lost in the Ozone by Gordon Tully Client: You look worried. Business or family problems? Architect: There are always business and family problems, but right now I'm very concerned about tropical... Read more

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Building With Style: Designing to Shed Water

Shedding water. Read more

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Building With Style: Project Types

Typical client/builder relationships. Read more

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