In so many of the projects we have worked on over the last three years there has been a recognition by the client or the designer that ‘new for old’ isn’t necessarily the best thing for their project. Whether that’s because of the client’s brand message, or the design aesthetic or the environmental benefits of recycling, the trend is on the rise.
As a builder and a quasi craftsman, I have to confess to a personal love for the way we get to reuse timber. And what’s more is that the older the original building we are working in, the more of the stuff there is to get our hands on.Read more →
You’ve probably seen a few of these cool (-ish) rustic looking shipping container homes pop up in your Facebook feed or on Pinterest if you’re like me – always on the hunt for the next project challenge. What you might not know, is that they’re not just for people who are choosing to go ‘off the grid’ in terms of power or other urban services.Read more →