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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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Hiring a residential contractor shouldn’t be all that hard but you should think long and hard about the type of contract you have with your contractor. A competitively bid contract may be the most common but is it the best one for you?

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Size, scale, and proportion are where a good architect makes their living. Without proper scale and proportion, designs would suffer. I spent a look of time considering the scale of the components used when designing this year’s charity playhouse.

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No architecture should be considered “disposable” and even the most modest of sheds should demonstrate care and consideration to how it was designed and the purpose it will serve.

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The weather is finally starting to warm up and progress on the Cottonwood Modern house appropriately enough seems ready for Spring.

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