Using straw to build your house isn’t as silly as it sounds. It has been used for many 100’s of years and is continuing to stand the test of time. I think we will be seeing more and more of these types of houses. Here’s why
Finally! you have found the perfect site with fantastic views, plenty of room and the neighbors are great. You have this great vision to design and build your dream home but is it suitable for where you intend to build?
Over the last ten or so years the speed at which energy efficient technologies have grown is astounding. I cannot wait to see where we will end up in the next ten years. However, I think most of the problems were already solved ten thousand years ago.
There are many different types of construction methods and systems that can achieve efficiencies in technology affording you benefits in sustainability. The range of methods include such things as precast concrete, rammed earth, performance glass, composite systems which involve foam and so on. This is all well and good however, addressing the efficient use of […]
Taking an idea for a dream home and turning it into reality will involve a number of other people other than yourself. What type of person will depend on the complexity of your idea. So what sort of people will potentially be involved? Let take a look!