One Room Schoolhouse

Zippitty Do-Don’t


Volume 1   Issue 5 by Michael Connor, President In the two hundred year evolution of sheathing for houses, we’ve gone from boards to plywood to OSB (oriented strand board) and the latest entry, water-resistant treated OSB. The latter is … Continued

How Round Are Your Square Feet?


Volume 1   Issue 4 by Michael Connor, President & Founder   The professionals in the residential building world love to toss around formulae relating to every aspect of the construction process, from building costs to financing, and the most … Continued

Classical Gaffes


Common Design Errors to Avoid in Traditional Architecture Volume 1   Issue 3 by Michael Connor, President Designing the “New Old House” requires the application of countless architectural principles that relate to the period and style being attempted, but there are … Continued