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December 4, 2017
The trees to be removed are marked. The site is ready to be excavated
Before you get to this stage you’ve been through:
becoming a member of the co-operative (a saga in itself and another blog topic)
choosing, negotiating and purchasing a site
watching the sun rise and set during different seasons (because this influences your house orientation)
designing an environmentally friendly house
running your plans past the building committee
applying for a planning and building permit from the shire
being given the go-ahead
raising finance to build (without being able to use land as collateral for a mortgage)
We’ll explore some of the above in detail later.
NILLUMBIK’S BEST KEPT SECRET
BUILDING A MUD BRICK HOUSE
SOME CRUTCHES, A BOOK, COFFEE AND THE BUSH!
EXCAVATING A HOUSE SITE BY HAND!
FROM THE PAST
FROM OUR WINDOWS
NO DOMESTIC ANIMALS BUT…..
December 2017 (9)
I'm busy working on my blog posts. Watch this space!