Mythbusting on sustainable homes Isabel Allen and Simon McWhirter, directors at Hab Housing, explore some of the myths that surround custom-build and explain why it has a key role to play in tackling the UK’s housing crisis. This article originally appeared in Blue & Green Tomorrow’s Guide to Sustainable Homes 2013. Myth one: custom-build is expensive It doesn’t have to […]
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International Code Council “People Helping People Build A Safer World” Interested in building codes and standards for off the grid solutions in your state? Here is a valuable resource that may help with some of the local international codes for your region. The Free Resources for the International Code Council. Not all States are represented […]
10 Myths About Gun Control 1. Very Few People in Canada Own Firearms Exactly the opposite is true: twenty-nine per cent of Canadian homes possess an estimated total of nine million firearms. Other authorities insist that even this figure is too low, and that there are at least twenty million firearms in Canada. The UN […]
Tough to catch cabin fever in a rustic beauty like this guest cabin designed by Architect David Neiman. Designed as a freestanding addition to an existing log cabin in the Nooksack River Valley, the guest cabin’s unique form derives from the resolution of a construction paradox: The owners (David Neiman parents) wanted to use log construction to […]
When it comes to being a first time home buyer, bigger is not necessarily better. With the economy in slow recovery, the cost of living increasing, and the average cost of home ownership on the raise. It appears the next big trend in residential real estate may prove that smaller is better, more affordable, and […]