only a hole

July 8th, 2008

We’ve made it – there’s nothing left, but a hole. hole in the ground Read the rest of this entry »

Deconstructing houses and constructing websites.

June 21st, 2008

So we’ve hit two major milestones in the project in the last week.

Deconstructed

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More punctures, this time in ground

May 25th, 2008

drilling

The engineers, the drillers and the hole fillers (engineers) came and went. They made a mess of our lawn (though it causes us no grief). They drilled holes and determined the level of the groundwater (24ft) and they determined that we have differing levels of soil infiltration depending on what the depth is: up to 16ft deep is hardly permeable at 16ft and below there is a layer of gravel/river rock and the soil drains 12″ per hour. All in all good news – we’ve been able to make a drywell that satisfies the city. Many thanks to Dan, Robert, John and everyone at Adapt Engineering.

First Blood

April 30th, 2008

During the deconstruction process and the de-nailing and re-appropriating of the lath from the walls I managed to puncture my hand quite well (if this is something that can be done well).

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