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    Backdoor: Battening Down the Hatches

    Battening Down the Hatches

     
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    Breakline: The Other Coastal Crisis

    The Other Coastal Crisis - Thunderclouds Over Paradise

     
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    Case Study:Ten Years After

    Architect and home builder Andrew DiGiammo takes a stroll through one of his earliest beachfront homes and candidly tells what worked and what didn't about the product and material choices he made

     
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    Defeating the Wind

    Wherever wind speeds are likely to reach over 110 mph, coastal codes are now requiring an engineering analysis of the plans. In addition to shear, sliding, and overturning forces, the wind imparts intense uplift pressures. Ted Cushman examines how one Long Island architect has managed to meet the...

     
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    Design: Designing With the Sun in Mind

    Designing With the Sun in Mind

     
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    From the Editor: No Big Easy Answers

    No Big Easy Answers

     
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    Interview: Attention to Detail

    Anthony "Smokey" Saduk, a third-generation builder and carpenter extraordinaire, threw in all his chips to join the house-building partnership of Hallelfinger & Standeven Construction of Leesburg, N.J., bringing an expertise in project management and a focus on exteriors that has improved the...

     
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    Septic Systems for Coastal Homes

    Along the shore and intercoastal waterways, all sites are "difficult," requiring extra treatment for wastewater. Charles Wardell examines some of the more successful alternative treatment options that are being used by home builders up and down the coast.

     
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    Soundings: Landscape Lighting for the Coast

    Landscape Lighting for the Coast