Sunday, February 4, 2007

Framing & wall systems (link)

Article - Alternative Framing & Wall Systems: Building Your Dream Home, Part 27
By Chris Gilliand
  Dream Home Source, Inc.

The weakened supply and erratic price of lumber is forcing designers, builders, and developers to explore alternative materials for residential construction. This article reviews basic information about several innovative materials and technologies that may offer advantages in construction as well as practical long-term benefits to the homeowner. From high-tech to timber frame, today's houses are being built with more than wood and brick. These are some of the new materials available to you today.

Link: Design Articles for House, Home and Floor Plans | Dream Home Source

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