Posts from the ‘Building Our House’ category

House Diary #1: The Questionnaire

This is the first in a series of longish blog posts about the process of building our house on Pender Island. If I’m sufficiently dedicated, one…

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Consumer Reports Has Three Million Paying Online Subscribers

I just read an interesting story on CNET about Consumer Reports, a site that bucks the advertising trend in online content: A reader of the printed…

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A Cool, Canadian, Sustainable Mobile Home

As regular readers know, sooner or later we’re planning on building on our property on Pender Island. Our eventual plan is to also build a separate,…

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LivingHomes.net – Flash Done Right

Via this Wired promotion, I visited LivingHomes.net. They make great looking pre-fab, eco-friendly homes. I was immediately impressed by how they’d built their site. It’s totally…

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The Barefoot Home

I’m usually not one for the coffee table books, but we received The Barefoot Home for Christmas and I quite enjoyed it. It’s essentially a architecture…

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