How To Navigate Modern Building Codes

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July 29, 2013
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  Intro to Building CodesFuss all you like about sprinklers and guardrails, we need building codes. Here's how to get your architect to play along.

    Intro to Building Codes

    Fuss all you like about sprinklers and guardrails, we need building codes. Here's how to get your architect to play along.

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  Moving ViolationsCan you spot the 11 infractions in this modern house?

    Moving Violations

    Can you spot the 11 infractions in this modern house?

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  Words You Should KnowArm yourself with nine vocabulary words needed to navigate the world of building codes.

    Words You Should Know

    Arm yourself with nine vocabulary words needed to navigate the world of building codes.

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  Case Study: Up to CodeHow one homeowner chose a savvy architect, made nice with the building code, and moved in without a hitch.

    Case Study: Up to Code

    How one homeowner chose a savvy architect, made nice with the building code, and moved in without a hitch.

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  Case Study: Permission Denied!One poor homeowner runs afoul of the permits department, costing him a chunk of change and loads of time.

    Case Study: Permission Denied!

    One poor homeowner runs afoul of the permits department, costing him a chunk of change and loads of time.

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  Common Modern Building MisstepsLove superclean design but fear the building inspector? Here's our guide to skirting those modernist missteps.

    Common Modern Building Missteps

    Love superclean design but fear the building inspector? Here's our guide to skirting those modernist missteps.

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