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Designing With Glass Panels Designing With Glass Panels

Glass panels can be used in utilitarian or more poetic, elaborate ways. Whatever the application, they can add interest to your design and can be used to admit natural light. Read more

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School offers design/build training School offers design/build training

Thomas Buckborough signed up for a two-day class given by John Abrams at Yestermorrow Design/Build School in Warren, Vt. As president and design director at Thomas Buckborough Associates in Acton, Mass., he was looking forward to hearing about some new ideas and initiatives that could help him run his architectural design, build, and remodeling firm. Read more

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Modern Master Modern Master

This master suite remodel began with the home-owners' desire to reorient the existing driveway of their split-level house. The couple decided to take the opportunity to add to the house and enhance a 1980s upgrade that only hinted at the modern aesthetic they prefer. Read more

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Reader Panel: Certifications Reader Panel: Certifications

Although the benefits of holding professional certifications seem obvious ó they serve as effective marketing tools as well as a way of ensuring job quality, among other things ó many remodelers have been slow to get certification for themselves and their employees. Read more

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Example of a Design Project Summary Example of a Design Project Summary

For years, Thomas Buckborough had been looking for ways to add structure to his company's in-house design process. His quest finally bore fruit in the form of this “design project summary” sheet, first shown to him by a member of his peer group and then adapted to fit his company's culture and systems. “The intent of the form is to give anybody who looks at it a quick idea of the project,” Buckborough says. Read more

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