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Incorporating a Dome into Your Home Design

Incorporating a Dome into Your Home Design

Incorporating a Dome into Your Home Design by Precision Structural Engineering The dome has been a staple of architectural design since prehistory—as far back as ancient Mesopotamia. They come in a variety of designs and forms and each has a specialized name and...
Yurt Living —More Than You Imagine

Yurt Living —More Than You Imagine

Yurt. What do you think of when you read that word? A tent? A fun weekend glamping with friends? A home? Yurts can be many things, including custom homes and retreats for people looking to build a sustainable structure. The yurt is a lightweight, foldable, fabric and...
Benefits of Insulated Concrete Forms (I.C.F.)

Benefits of Insulated Concrete Forms (I.C.F.)

Going green means you have a lot of choices for materials and building practices. One great option is the insulated concrete form or ICF. These are made from rigid foam blocks spaced apart with rebar. They are stacked together, and concrete is poured between the foam...
How are Modular Homes different from Conventional Homes?

How are Modular Homes different from Conventional Homes?

Modular homes are becoming increasingly popular and there’s a high chance there are a few in your neighborhood. You may not notice them because a modular home is almost identical to a traditionally stick-built home in every way except how it is built. A stick-built...
Why Are Pole Barns Efficient, Multi-Purpose Buildings?

Why Are Pole Barns Efficient, Multi-Purpose Buildings?

If you want to build green and save money, there are plenty of ways to do it. These green methods outperform the average stick-framed home in durability, energy efficiency, and long-term value. One such structure is the pole barn. Pole barns became popular in the...
Log Homes Are No Longer A Thing Of The Past

Log Homes Are No Longer A Thing Of The Past

The words “log cabin” and “modern” may not seem synonymous, but log cabins are no longer the simple, unfinished structures of the past. Modern log structures can take almost any shape and form and have many benefits beyond their classic aesthetics. Log homes...