Remodeling/Historic Preservation

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Basket Weaving a Wall

How craftsmen recreated a unique architectural wall detail for one of Vermont's... More

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Back to the Classics

Most Americans prefer Classical architecture, which says more about our dominant... More

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Notes on Thomas Jefferson's Virginia Capitol

Read the untold story of how slavery informed the design of this landmark building. More

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Making a Large Opening in a Narrow House

Builder Rob Corbo tackles a project requiring a two-story masonry opening to help... More

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A Net-Zero Addition on Cape Cod

Instead of super-insulation, this approach stresses airtightness and rooftop solar... More

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Island House Makeover: Starts at the Bottom

Coastal Connection follows along as a Maine design/build firm starts a bottom-up... More

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A New Foundation for an Old House

Learn how a Massachusetts contractor lifted and resupported an early-1800s home,... More

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A Historic Building Gets an Energy Upgrade

Satisfying the commissions while bringing an 1840s building up to 21st-century... More

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Troubleshooting a Kitchen Remodel

Managing a complex kitchen installation calls for constant problem-solving...and a... More

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Two-Piece Steel Header For an Old Brick Wall

Installing one C-channel at a time makes it easier to support the masonry above... More

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