Dormers are simply delightful and can take an ordinary home design to the next level. The American Cape Cod is a style that is revered and central to the style is the dormer. Learn the many types of dormers and...
This is part 1 of a 2 part hands-on unit study on bridges. Build grape and toothpick truss bridges, piece together a play-doh arch bridge, act out the forces involved in bridge building, and more! These lessons are...
You may have heard of houses being constructed of plastic PET bottles, but if you want to know how to build one, read on.
Roof trusses can categorized into a number of groups, defined by their external profile. In this hub seven common truss profiles are discussed, along with frequently used web configurations.
One homebuilder's story of constructing a home in the Philippines, plus resources for current home construction advice.
How does Shigeru Ban’s Furniture House serve as an example of vernacular Japanese architecture in transition between tradition and modernism?
The small town of Dwight, Illinois-- about 75 miles southwest of Chicago—has a number of priceless and fascinating architectural treasures.
There are various approaches to designing a room. Using the golden ratio to design a room can create a balanced and interesting room full of color, accents and space.
Don’t be intimidated by intersecting lines! Here, find architectural terms and theory for laypersons, with easy to understand definitions. Pictures are included.
Following the beautiful and fleeting poppy flower around the world