Building at the Beach

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

Weatherproofing

Bracing for the elements is an inevitable part of living on the coast. Here are some tips to help you build to last.

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Stuccoed house exterior
Photo: Lisa Romereign

Designing to Last

We found 14 beach house design ideas that are essential for weatherproofing your home from the elements, including waterproofing and bracing for strong winds.

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