In-House Design

Roll Out the Barrel House
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Roll Out the Barrel House

A former summer camp whose design came straight from the funny pages gets a new... More

Building a Passive House for the First Time
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Building a Passive House for the First Time

Builder Farley Pedler delves into high-efficiency Passive House construction by... More

Why 'Energy-Saving' Tips Suck
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Why 'Energy-Saving' Tips Suck

The truth is that commonly espoused energy-saving tips are worthless. We look at... More

Little House on the Sidewalk
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Little House on the Sidewalk

Taking portable toilets to a whole new level. More

Creating a New Foundation for an Old House
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Creating a New Foundation for an Old House

Lifting and resupporting an early-1800s home on a tight site. More

Heavy Lift
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Heavy Lift

Raising 250 tons of house safely above the flood More

In the News
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In the News

A concept house in Omaha, Neb.; Ecobuild America conference; more More

A Successful Kitchen Redesign
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A Successful Kitchen Redesign

Many view design as largely subjective, but when it's done well it can be broken... More

Keeping an Eye on Chimneys
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Keeping an Eye on Chimneys

Though it's but a single element, a chimney can do much to enhance a house's... More

Tags: Exteriors, Lumber, In-House Design, Siding, Fireplaces
Making Guardrails Look Good
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Making Guardrails Look Good

An exterior guardrail presents an opportunity to explore a house's design themes... More

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