Open-web, parallel-chord joists with solid-wood diagonal struts for use as superinsulated roof rafters.
Open Joist Triforce rafters being installed on our house. Click to enlarge.Photo Credit: Alex Wilson
The Forest Stewardship Council honors four stunning projects at Greenbuild for their use of sustainable timber.This rendering shows the Bullitt Center as envisioned.Photo Credit: Miller Hull Partnership
Using Foamglas instead of polystyrene to insulate beneath our basement slab and on the foundation walls.
Eli Gould cutting Foamglas for use under our basement slab. Click to enlarge.Photo Credit: Alex Wilson
The Greenbuild conference, as usual, was the place to find out about innovations in green building products.
Agepan THD wood-fiber insulative sheathing is now being sold by the Small Planet Workshop. Click to enlarge.Photo Credit: Small Planet Workshop
One of the cleanest and most efficient ways to burn wood is provided by high-mass masonry heaters.
A Tulikivi masonry heater made of soapstone with an integral bake oven and bench.Photo Credit: Tulikivi
A flying saucer lands on Grand Central Station, buildings are reclaimed after heinous murders, and we gape in horror at global warming skepticism.
Close encounters of the baffling kind.Photo Credit: SOMHistoric preservation abducted by aliens