Sometimes concrete columns are the best available choice. But how do you make ugly concrete columns look good besides burying them inside walls? Covering the columns with stone veneer/stone facing is one good option. Read more from > Stone Veneer on Concrete Columns
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“The Rustic Home explores the mythical and romantic West through the architecture and artistry of its residents. It reveals how the romance, lore, passion, and history of rugged old cabins, settler shelters, and mountain shacks have influenced and shaped modern Western architecture. Read more from > The Rustic Home
There are many different uses for bamboo mat such as wall treatments, ceilings, floor mats, placemats, furniture and cabinet door panels. The natural textures and hues add a special touch to a home. Millions of low cost homes in the tropics use bamboo mat as the main covering over lightweight wall framing. The image above […] Read more from > Bamboo Mat Design Options
Before you build your dream home it’s good to start collecting images and samples to help visualize and coordinate the final design. Not only is this a lot of fun, it can greatly improve the results and help you communicate your ideas to workers and family members. The basic idea is closely related to making […] Read more from > Home Design Sample Boards
Question from a reader: “I want to build one of your earthbag Earth Lodges in the tropics. What do you think?” Read more from > Earth Lodges in the Tropics?
Strawmark built the home in yesterday’s blog post. Be sure to see their stunning gallery. “Straw houses the way of the future? With the aftermath of devastation in Christchurch, the focus is now more than ever on safe, affordable, ‘Earthquake’ strong housing. We are happy to say all our homes within the quake-ravaged area have […] Read more from > Strawmark Strawbale Homes and Buildings