TOPICS DESIGN FOCUS Remaining vigilant to your goal. EMOTION OF DESIGN A short contemplation of the effect of good design. LIFE SAFETY Just what does the International Building Code mean by "Life Safety"? SEASONAL PLANNING When should you really start your project? STRUCTURAL KNOWLEDGE Educating on how structures are designed and built. Future Topics... Please use the contact form on the Home Page or on the Contact Page to suggest a topic. STOCK PLANS There is no percentage of change to make a plan found on the internet an "original work". SUSTAINABLE BUILDING The evolving, broad scope of the building science of going green and building for multi-century. UNDERSTANDING FAILURES Documented case of a buidling's failures that could have been avoided. Future Topics... Please use the contact form on the Home Page or on the Contact Page to suggest a topic.