Mod House Design – Canning NS.12

OK.  We’re back.  After two and half months of meetings, waiting for replies and researching options – all in an effort to stay the course of building small and staying within budget –  we are surprisingly calm and feeling that all will fall into place in the best possible ways. The deadline of June 30th is looming largely on the horizon.  On that date, we must either commit to an entire additional year in our rental accommodation or plan to be out on September 30th.  We never imagined that eight and a half months of our rental year would be …

Mod House Design – Canning NS.1

The plan was to collect photos right from the start, but it’s easy to forget to snap pictures during initial meetings when there’s so much that’s new and exciting!  So, I’ll start with yesterday and backtrack just a little. The purpose of this blog is to document the planning, design and building of our perfect home. Those who are planning to build their own small footprint, small budget, super-insulated, energy-efficient home or are simply curious may enjoy following along. Yesterday, we had our third meeting with architect, Vincent denHartog, at our building lot.  The purpose: to look at exactly how and where our house …