New research efforts and products aim to make wood an even stronger and more versatile building material
Real-world field assessments aim to find out whether precut framing is an off-site construction solution that truly boosts productivity and reduces waste
Putting stick-framing vs. panelized systems to the test to see which yields better results in terms of labor savings, cycle time, and cost
A pair of recent research studies reveal best practices—and a new assembly sequence—to combat moisture in framed walls
Mistakes in framing lead to structural and serviceability issues. Here are the most common errors, and how to eliminate them
The eight-page Raised-Heel Trusses for Efficient, Cost-Effective, Comfortable Homes (Form R330) offers detailed illustration and installation instructions, and describes how a raised-heel truss construction system can increase a home's structural and energy performance.
In designing the 7,500-square-foot house, Ric Stott, AIA set out to create a modern take on the potato barn.