Posts tagged ‘pender island’

House Diary #6: Many Meetings

I haven’t written about the process of building our house on Pender Island for a while. That’s mostly because not a lot has happened. Our architect…

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House Diary #5 – The 3-D Model

Last week we met with John, our architect. After some initial paper sketches, he renders his house plans in Google SketchUp, so that his clients can…

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How I Feel About Camping

I’ve got a longer post pending on last weekend’s activities, but in the meantime I wanted to share this photo with you. It depicts the first…

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House Diary #3 – Sketches

This is a third in a series of posts about the process of building a house on Pender Island. If you’re just joining us, you may…

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House Diary #2: The Site Visit

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

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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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Why We’re Moving to Victoria

A few people have expressed dismay about our moving to Victoria and not back to Vancouver. Somebody even told me in an email that “Victoria was…

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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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