Doug Walter

Doug Walter's Posts

  • By letting in daylight, skylights can enhance a room and even save energy in some cases. Here are some tips for making your installations look great.

  • Metal roof questions; in praise of vinyl siding; vapor barriers; recessed fluorescents; bungalow windows; shower head heights; more

  • Avoiding bungled bungalow additions

  • These small, single-story houses from the 1920s and ā€™30s present classic design challenges to the remodeler. In this article, an award-winning architect shows how to make better use of bungalow space without adding on.

  • Ranch houses from the 1950s are in many ways perfect candidates for ā€™90sā€™ remodels. Designed for relaxed living, they adapt well to informal contemporary lifestyles. An award-winning architect explains the guidelines he follows in remaking a ranch.

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