What is post&beam construction?

Answer In earlier centuries when building materials were plentiful and much cheaper, post and beam construction was common. Evidence of this type of building can be seen in the barns, homes and public bui... Read More »

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How can the choice of construction materials and construction techniques influence sustainability?

In a huge variety of ways. But since you didn't mention what you are building, I can't tell specifically. Here's an example though: If you're building let's say a garage with a concrete foundation,... Read More »

How to Convert a Single-Wall Construction House to a Double-Wall Construction House?

Double-wall construction is done primarily to thicken the walls of a house to allow for plumbing or thicker insulation. The second wall of a double-wall construction is not load bearing but is prim... Read More »

What is a construction bid?

A construction bid is when a contractor or architect submits a proposal to a prospective client that represents how much they will charge the client to do a project. Included in the bid are estimat... Read More »

What Is Honesty of Construction?

Honesty of construction is a term and belief popularized in the 1950s and 60s about a naturally styled type of architecture. When builders and architects use the term, they often mean that they wil... Read More »