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From Building Blocks to Buildings: Balanced Geometry in Architecture
"commonly, Building Blocks. It's fun to throw a mental piece of trace paper over an elevation... smaller building blocks that make up the big building blocks. Ideabook full circle... white building blocks show off the inexpensive prefabricated structural materials... for the front side. I really appreciate the primary colors against the white snow.... whole building blocks theme, but I could not help myself from including this boa..."
My Houzz: Sustainability Meets Global Style on an Australian Hilltop
It puts the power of the sun to work while keeping the budget in check and family socializing front and center
"would build sustainable houses. Totally agree with the idea for smaller bedrooms... I ever build a house I now know who my architect will be. Love your home! @sherrylxc... The home building process became a precursor to Thomas' new company for building sustainable... screened-in porch. The family often eats here during summer, too. The living room ceiling... during the build and to "express the way the terrain drops away to the south," Thomas..."
Guest Picks: 20 Products to Pretty Up Your Front Porch
"to your front door and porch... The front porch seems like the obvious place to start. It's really the first... beautiful porch, no matter how big or small it may be. Here are some examples of accessories... ho-hum front door. If you're lucky enough to have a spacious front porch, these rockers... to your porch with a pair of these lanterns. I would flank the front door with them... flanking the front door. I would add low-maintenance greenery to my porch with a simple..."
Just Some Favorite Front Porches
"like a front porch to make a house look like a home? When I think of front porches... Love front porches! The first one you posted is so beautiful! Another porch that... ouse--Front-Porch--entry- Hi Nicole - I love that house! I feel like I saw it on... levels of porch. The massing of this home and the welcoming front porch is very pleasing... Wicker and porches go hand in hand. I have a feeling this is a back porch, but I had..."
Why You Might Want to Build a House of Straw
Straw bales are cheap, easy to find and DIY-friendly. Get the basics on building with this renewable, ecofriendly material
"basics on building with this renewable, ecofriendly material... a R-2 building. You could build an apartment building up to 2 stories and 7,000 sf... wrapped porch. highly recommend the porches for wall protection. personally, i would... 3+ unit building apartment building (covered by the IBC) would be categorized as a... type V-B building. V-B buildings are like houses, not fire rated. Straw bale walls... ways to build affordable , safe housing , one I love is building houses with pallets..."
So You Want to Build: 7 Steps to Create a New Home
Get the house you envision — and even enjoy the process — by following this architect's guide to building a new home
"guide to building a new home... ether building new or renovating an existing structure, creating a new home is a... more than building “3 bedrooms, 2½ bathrooms.” It is so much more than the sum of a few... end of a building process- think RESNET building performance and energy ratings- check... able to build something reasonable practical, but unique. Building in rural Newfoundland... owns a building company in the area that is well respected and builds huge homes for..."
How to Build a Greener Driveway
New project for a new year: Install a permeable driveway to keep pollutants out of water sources and groundwater levels balanced
"their front gardens into concrete car parks the flooding potential is rising exp... We are building a home on acreage near the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia and... for our front drive. Lots of research needed. I don't want this to be a shameless plug... right in front of my doorway so I can fall on the ice puddle it makes every time it... a new build, the law may [in our state,Connecticut, it does] require large, deep..."
Building on a Budget? Think ‘Unfitted’
Prefab buildings and commercial fittings help cut the cost of housing and give you a space that’s more flexible
"refab buildings and commercial fittings help cut the cost of housing and give you... designing and building my own home. What I want to create may seem radical to some, but... is to build a house using a prefab metal structure, like the kind used for mini storage... rectangular building with the row of garage doors replaced by sliding glass doors. This... industrial buildings like this one are engineered to be used as open space. A plumbed..."
Insulation Basics: Heat, R-Value and the Building Envelope
Learn how heat moves through a home and the materials that can stop it, to make sure your insulation is as effective as you think
"home’s building envelope (the walls, slab and roof that protect your home from the... no two buildings are the same, and because there are so many ways to insulate, it... blinds. 3- Porches- reduces heat penetration through walls and windows. 4- envelope-... tight building envelopes has been the use of double stud walls with dense packed... tight building envelope? Edit: And for reference, I'm in Central MA. I know it matters..."
Build a Beautiful Platform Deck in a Weekend
Create a polished outdoor space for entertaining by building a basic DIY platform deck in your own backyard
"ng by building a basic DIY platform deck in your own backyard... on our front steps and it rubbed off the front edge only 2 weeks after use. :( Behr... pics Wow building codes to build a deck!! It's a nice looking deck, but any article... have city building codes there. My deck took a month to complete primarily due to 3... piers is building a "floating" deck unattached to the house, constructed upon blocks... anyone building a deck consult someone who knows what they are doing. If you are seeking..."
Build a Backyard Fish Pond Without Going Belly Up
You can make an outdoor fish paradise of your own, for less than you might think. But you'll need this expert design wisdom
"you can build your own backyard fish pond for about $2,500. Here’s what you'll need... floor porch above. Can I build w/ concrete bricks if I seal the inside? I live in... house build very soon and I gotta say, I'm more excited about the fishpond than I... me to build the garden around it. My pond drops off to 4 feet without plant shelves... you can build an underwater bridge where the fish can have refuge. It's been a learning..."
My Houzz: Bridge Building Redefines a D.C. Row House
A new rooftop deck and elevated walkway give a Capitol Hill couple an enviable outdoor haven away from noise on the street
"facade out front and modern addition in the back look so different but still so lovely... finished the front part of the house..as the article states, so we were hired only for the... from the front, you would never know what a treat you are in for when you enter the... just the front and back facades — the couple added larger windows in the breakfast room..."
How to Artfully Build a House on a Hillside
"considering building a house on a sloped site, let me suggest this mantra: "No house should... handle building on a site with a slope. We'll also look at a variety of completed... with the front entrance of the downhill side of the house. thanks for sharing ideas... .were building our new home now kind of steep slope ur article really help a lot... slope or building retaining walls. I see homes all the time with failing retaining..."
Home Building: 8 Ways to Stick to Your Budget
"foot to build. But what does that represent? Will it be the home you want? Does... a new build and from a homeowners perspective I've been astonished at how off the... a new build and we thought we had the prices pretty firm-so wrong! We are running... in the building that you did not see from paper drawings. It is a HUGE job building... those building massive, unsustainable, ridiculously oversized homes with no budgets..."
Neat Little Project: Build an All-in-One Storage Seat
This wonderful wooden piece boasts a wide array of uses — whether you brag about making it is entirely up to you