Concrete Homes Magazine – May/June 2018: The Drew home, a private residence in eastern Michigan, hosts tours of people curious about how they built their “castle” from ICFs.
Concrete Homes Magazine – March/April 2018: This project was developed from the ground up as a model of energy efficiency and strength, utilizing the benefits of ICFs to build its “next generation” multi-family project.
In many small homes and apartments, square footage is a luxury. But with inspired color, style and space-saving ideas, any indoor or outdoor space can become a welcome addition to the household. Portland salvage and DIY expert Shannon Quimby shares affordable projects based on this philosophy.
If the word “cohousing” makes you think back with unpleasant memories about sharing your cramped college dorm with a noisy, messy roommate, wipe that notion from your mind.
Adding light and warmth are two of the fastest ways to turn a house into a home, and the designs of local builder Jordan Iverson have both things covered.
Whether it’s to enliven your home indoors or out, speakers at the Good Earth Home, Garden & Living Show this weekend at the fairgrounds in Eugene have got you covered. Nearly 50 speakers will take to various stages at the Lane Events Center, starting with keynoter Shannon Quimby of Portland.
I met with two local women, one a floral designer and the other a floral designer and event planner, who created several demonstration tables using fresh and permanent botanicals and interesting place setting combinations. Their tables were beautiful and most of the florals they used came from one of the ladies’ back yards. I’m pretty […]
Architect Dale Mulfinger’s nickname, “The Cabinologist,” was bestowed upon him by a DJ during a radio interview years ago. He’s earned the nickname though, having designed numerous cabins, written 72 articles about cabins for a Minnesota magazine, and published three books about cabin design.
Five local landscape companies were allotted 300 to 500 square feet to decorate at will for the Lane County Home and Garden Show. Even though winter’s chill still clings to the Willamette Valley, visitors who stroll through these mini-gardens will be surrounded by color, light and warmth.
Christmas comes but once a year, but for Trudi Diffendaffer, the joy lasts a lifetime. Come November, Diffendaffer’s large collection of vintage ornaments, including many Scandinavian items and some from the Victorian era, take their places of honor throughout her south Eugene home.