On the cover: Lead carpenter Aaron Butt teaches a stair-building workshop at the Grand Banks Building Products yard in Gloucester, Mass.
For a look at the transformation of skilled labor in the building trades, see the story on page 34. Photo by Monica Banks.
On the cover: Spreading on Chapco 778 TrowelFast Vinyl Flooring Adhesive. Designed for the installation of vinyl tile and plank, VCT and solid vinyl sheet goods, TrowelFast dries quickly, offers excellent resistance to moisture and alkalinity, and is easy to clean up, according to the company. Photo courtesy of Chapco.
ON THE COVER:
The Valley Vista Residence is clad almost entirely in Italian Porcelain Tile. The designers specified several collections to cover 9,000 square feet of bathroom floors and walls, as well as the floors in the kitchen, dining room, foyer and living spaces. To learn more about the project turn to page 22.