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Vernacular construction

Invest up front in a good designer and you’ll save during construction. Vernacular construction is about designing and building appropriately for the local conditions. For a sustainable home, focus on insulation and ventilation. Paul Testa says he’s lucky to have clients who have asked him to design something sustainable, like The Burrows. I think Paul has ... [Read more]

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