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101 Great Building Design Ideas
3D Home Design

This is NOT a photograph, it is a 3-D computerized rendering!

Do you have difficulty imagining how your building project will look before it is complete? Standard plans offer a flat, black and white, 2-dimensional elevation. Computerized 3-D design gives you a full-color, 3-D rendering so you can see your project BEFORE it is built! This minimizes much of the guess-work and provides tremendous peace of mind.

Recycled Concrete
You're tearing out an driveway or patio. What do you do with all that old, broken-up concrete? RECYCLE IT into a beautiful raised planter, walkway or patio. Watch this 1 Minute Design Tip for a great landscape idea.

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Jim receives top honors at the 2014 AIBD California conference.

Jim's "Fine Design" article is published in the American Institute of Building Design's national magazine, Design Lines.

Jim is a featured presenter at the Chief Architect national meeting in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.

Jim appears on the nationally syndicated radio talk show, "Home Live" with Karl Champley (DIY Network, HGTV) and Alan Taylor. read more.

Design Classics releases "101 Great Building Design Ideas" book, available as a download at the Design Classics Store or as a printed book on… read more.

Jim Madsen

Jim Madsen is a multi-award winning Professional Building Designer. He is a member of the American Institute of Building Design (AIBD), member of the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) and featured designer in several home design magazines. His 16 years as a Professional Building Designer has given him keen insights into the design process as well as a lot of creative ideas.

In his "spare" time, Jim serves on The Salvation Army Turlock Advisory Board, the Turlock Mayor's Prayer Breakfast Organizing Committee, assists on several AIBD national committees and spends time with his wonderful wife and two daughters.

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