I’ll Huff and I’ll Puff: Building Materials in American History

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Historic Building Materials from Grass to Glass Think American homes were always cubes of 2 x 4’s, drywall, and aluminum siding? Think again! Throughout American history, many different building materials have contributed to a wide range of architectural styles. Read on to learn more: Indigenous Architecture The Native Americans who lived across North America before…

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Green Building

HOW LOCAL BUILDERS ARE EMBRACING ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY PRACTICES. Illustrations by Steve Haske An emphasis on green building has flourished in the real estate and home construction worlds. But what exactly is “green building?” Green building, also referred to as green construction or sustainable building, refers to the use of environmentally friendly materials and resource-efficient technologies.…

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