26 Oct '16, 5am

A #NewBuild Celebrates Its Old Bones

A #NewBuild Celebrates Its Old Bones

This article was originally featured on our sister site REMODELING . Ahmad Khreshi of Home Perfection Contracting is no stranger to building with nature in mind. He’s green certified, and is “always recycling and reusing” whenever possible. “I hate waste. I hate cutting trees,” Khreshi tells REMODELING. So, when he and his team set to work remodeling a home in Arlington, Va., he made sure to save wood whenever he could. Khreshi and his team stripped the existing structure to the bones and rebuilt and expanded the home, including adding a second floor. In the process, Khreshi saved much of the wood from the old home to create statement features in several rooms. Eddie Avenue Photography The pine wood featured on this 18-foot-high wall is reclaimed from the home's old roof structure. After being exposed to heat for 70+ years, the wood had changed color. "It was very unique,"...

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