These three types of windows-dormers, bays, and turrets-share the common feature of windows that project from the house-in the roof or on the wall-and provide the pleasures of light and ventilation. A historical look at how windows expand into architectural appendages.
Learn basic preservation and documentation issues facing owners of buildings with leaded glass while also learning about common causes of deterioration and presents repair, restoration, and protection options.
Bathrooms and kitchens have very specific lighting requirements, but who says task lighting can't be beautiful as well as functional? Vintage fixtures, period reproductions, and subtle contemporary lighting keep the design spot-on.
Clapboards, shingles, and stone cladding are timeless, so it’s no wonder all three have made a comeback for houses built in this century. Just be sure any new materials match the quality of those on the house.