Building at the Beach

Find green building tips, energy-saving ideas, construction material recommendations, and weatherproofing guidelines for building on the coast.

Building Materials

From windows to decking, find recommendations on the best materials for building on the coast.

Log cabins
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Log Cabin Kits

Whether you loved Lincoln Logs as a kid, or simply like the idea of a warm getaway, a log cabin may be the change of pace you've been looking for. Check out the rustic retreats offered by three manufacturers specializing in log cabin construction.

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Dreamy Massachusetts Cottage

A colorful oceanfront cottage captivates a whole new generation of beachgoers in a dreamy Massachusetts resort town.

Cottage by the Sea