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Drafted design

Drafting Specialties

As a blanket term, drafting refers to the process of drawing the design for anything from a toy to a skyscraper to an airplane. In the construction world, drafting is the term used to describe the act of drawing the design for a building or structure. Though a draftsperson may not design the building or…

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Soil Testing

Soil Engineers & Testing

A soil engineer is someone who conducts soil testing and advises on preventive solutions for problems that may arise from expansive soil, saving the homeowner future difficulties. A soil engineer can be contracted through the architect or builder, or you can contact the engineer directly. It’s important to make sure you hire a soil engineer…

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Luxury home

Luxury House Plans

Luxury house plans are known for, well, luxury. This typically means lots of square footage including multiple-use living areas, open floor plans, and customized amenities. Luxury house plans can be associated with mansions, but they are far from equivalent. Luxury should be considered less of a style and more of a lifestyle. Luxury house plans…

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Engineering the Future: The Educator’s Guide to Building and Construction

  Table of Contents Overview Grades K-4 Grades 5-8 Grades 9-12 When I Grow Up… Overview The world of building and construction, from its tools to its materials to its constantly developing innovations, can serve as a rich learning area for  classrooms and home school environments. And with studies showing that the U.S. lags at all grade…

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