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Ravine House – Pink is Beautiful

Posted by admin on May 28th, 2009 under Ravine House Tags: , , , ,  •  Comments Off

This the first pink rammed earth house in Canada or even the world for that matter. This house is in a beautiful forested setting above a ravine facing south. The house uses geothermal and a masonry fireplace for heating. Presenting the Ravine House. There are 5 sets of doors on the south of the house [...]

Ravine House Footing and Wall construction

Posted by admin on December 12th, 2008 under Ravine House Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Comments Off

Batter boards are being leveled and placed for the footings. Wide footings can support the heavy walls but also act to give seismic stability and make a bond beam unnecessary. Steel is in place and the footings are ready for concrete. Forming the first column. Ramming the column. Fidel admires the first column on the [...]