Closing In

Brisbane has become a city of inclement weather. Climate change sceptics will argue that there is no trend or cause for alarm in the bad weather we’ve experienced in the last …

Go!

Someone sage once told me that the hardest thing about house building is getting out of the ground. This I agree with. Making a start is surely difficult. The design …

The 450sqm Pregnancy

A lot has happened since my last post, although you wouldn’t know it by looking at the slow progress on the 450sqm of dirt that I’ll one day call “home”. …

Breaking Ground

With the construction contract signed and all planning and building permissions in place we’re now breaking ground on site. This is the heavy machinery phase of the build and there’s …

You Choose, You Lose.

Oh the horror of choices. There’s a certain torture in having nobody but yourself to blame for the decisions you make when you have a home designed for you. I …

The Project is Parked.

For the moment anyway, the Minimalist Monument to Moi is stalled while we assess its viability in the face of mounting costs. These aren’t necessarily costs associated with the house …