Joints in the Construction of Buildings

Detailing of joints and edges of elements are one of the primary means of differentiation between modern and traditional architecture. Joints in and between dissimilar materials in traditional architecture are typically provided with profiled moldings to cover the joint between two fields of material.   In modern architecture, one of the most common joints  is the … Continue Reading

Amazing Painted Monasteries of Romania

While this blog will be geared to my observations of best practices in architecture and construction, I will also post cool stuff I come across such as this one…… is linked to article at Amazing Planet.

Low Impact Development

Low Impact Development and Site Design  I advocate that all development include low impact site design as an integrated part of design and construction. The marginal increase in cost is more than offset by the benefits to the site, the local ecology and the Owner’s use and maintenance to property especially where storm water detention … Continue Reading