See Part six of this series here.
61. Renovation and new construction often approximate the same cost/square foot.
62. Radiant heat is comfortable.
63. There are no stupid questions.
64. Provide pockets of privacy off more public spaces. (See House plans that flow.)
65. Entice occupants to move from space to space with hints of what lies ahead. (See Reading Review: House Thinking.)
66. Incorporate a banquette and/or inglenook if possible. (See Designing inglenooks for today.)
67. Build second-floor decks into the roofscape, not over open exterior space. (See West Tisbury House, above.)
68. Incorporate fresh-air ventilation when construction is super-insulated.
69. Work with general contractors who have worked with architects and respect them.
70. Recycle construction material, appliances, and/or cabinetry where possible.
by Katie Hutchison for House Enthusiast