‘Granny’ Flats…
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‘Granny’ Flats…

The name derives from a time when women lived for a decade or more past their husband's death.  Men simply died younger and were usually older than their bride when…

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Urban Art

Urban art; public art.  Not quite the same but close enough for us to feel comfortable putting them in the same gallery. Graffiti?  We have no time for it.  We…

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Easy chicken feeder solutions

We've featured an inexpensive DIY chicken feeder from PVC before. But while it is a great idea, it is also not always for everyone. The best kind of chicken feeder would depend…

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Vacation Homes

Vacation home, cabin, beach shack, lodge, weekender... we call them by many names but they all should serve the same purpose - a place to relax away from the everyday…

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Wall House

Shizuoka, Japan - Keiji Ashizawa Design Project duration: 2007 - 2009 Photography: Michael Nicholson If you are going to look at this house from the street, you wouldn’t be able…

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Traditional Homes
Built 1743 - reborn 2012

Traditional Homes

Traditional homes tend to have a substance and feel that just can't be replicated with modern building techniques.  Of course, that has a great deal to do with the available…

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Unusual Homes

What a subjective word... unusual!  Who decides what is and what isn't? For someone already living underground, or in a tree, or in a plane, these are perhaps, very ordinary homes.  However,…

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The Queens Park Residence

Sydney, Australia - CplusC Architects and Builders Photographer: Murray Fredericks Click on any image to start lightbox display. Use your Esc key to close the lightbox. You can also view…

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Sustainable and Green Homes
A waterfront home in suburbia!

Sustainable and Green Homes

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT:     "development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs." GREEN BUILDING:     "refers to a…

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The White House

Isle of Coll, Inner Hebrides - WT Architecture Completion Date: June 2010 Photography: Andrew Lee Click on any image to start lightbox display. Use your Esc key to close the…

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Small Homes

Big?  Small? Tiny?  By what criteria?  In some parts of the world, 50m2 (550 sq ft) would be considered normal.  India and China both come to mind. According to a British BBC…

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Renovations and Additions

 An old home may have its charms, but more often than not, it just looks and feels tired.  But they often have one special appeal... location.  The new suburbs with the shiny…

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Staircases

If you have or are planning on building a two-storey home, your staircase is unquestionably a major feature. The first landing is very likely to be right at your entry…

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Our Media Kit

OK... we have to be upfront about this... There are Media Kits and then there are MEDIA KITS.  Ours is a media kit with lower case m and k  :roll:…

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