Monthly Archives: November 2011

Week One

After 18 month’s research, marking out finally starts.  It’s really pretty exciting—but also rather frightening.  I know what I want but have I been able to communicate that to the architect and builders? Then excavating the foundations with a large … Continue reading

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Where we started

A little history:  A few years ago we started getting letters through the post from developers offering to buy our garden—we’d suddenly come within the planning envelope. As the picture shows, there’s a patch of land beside our house which, … Continue reading

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At the beginning

So we’ve decided to build a new house, a zero carbon house.  (See what I mean by this  in the separate section).  If we have to build ourselves a house, then let’s make it a bit different.  After several false … Continue reading

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