Front-yard factories dot the coast road in Ecuador and Columbia
Concrete & Masonry
A peek at interior and exterior foundation waterproofing in one single house
A split riser allows you to remove the forms without damaging wet concrete.
This old-school method kills two birds with one stone.
Luxury housing development in Ecuador
18 Videos, articles, and animations showing you how to get through Section 1 of the Energy Star Thermal Bypass Checklist. It is about the continuity between various components of the air barrier system and the thermal envelope.
Yup—just drill a hole, add a piece of copper wire and drive the screw home
A Mashup of traditional architecture, modern technology, and good old gravity
Good amortization doesn't always involve using a building forever—sometimes, it means recapturing the space when the building corrodes
Just because they call it mud doesn’t mean it behaves like dirt and water
Drill, Drive, DONE—Finally a concrete anchor that works
The iconic brick layer’s trowel had found a new use.
Scouting photos for an upcoming video shoot covering moment frame, walls, foundation, and rim joists.
Long rods, a BIG drill, oversize washers, and an enormous wrench unbuckle a badly bowed wall. Notice the lack of 'excavator' on the list?