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A look at the designer of one of the winning 2014 Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition: Levente Skulteti – designer of the Red Ball Playhouse. Take a look at his winning design, the construction drawings, and the construction photos for an amazing playhouse.

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I spend a lot of time making my construction drawings look like I spent a lot of time on them.

Makes perfect sense to me. It sends a message to the contractors who build my projects – “Pay attention, this is important!”

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An update on the KHouse Modern project with an up close look a the pier and beam foundation.

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If you’re an architect and you like to get things built, getting the foundation going on a project is one of the most exciting times of a project.

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What are SIPs and why you should consider them … Drawings, 3D models, construction photo’s – there’s something for everyone in today’s update on the CHouse Modern

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Deconstruction is an environmentally friendly alternative to demolition but why should you consider it?

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The “Cost Plus Fee” residential contract has been gaining popularity in my practice for years and it is now my preferred contract to have with a contractor. But what exactly is it and why should you use it? That’s easy …

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