The bloody shed is finished, thank god [slideshow]

After many years deliberating on the design, construction methods and how to build it. The shed is finished! Below is a slideshow showing it completed and ready to fill (groundworks still to happen): Specification: • Sedum by GrassRoofsIreland • Waterproofing Read More …

Will 2015 be the year of design and making for me?

2014 was always about the cycling, maybe this year will be about designing and making… The eagle-eyed readers will have known about the shed currently under construction but it’s currently missing a vital component, a door. Rather than just go Read More …

My highlights of 2014: No.6 The Shed

Although not finished, and we started it very late in the year. A long overdue project was getting a turf shed started. This is where the shed is currently ‘at’; walls & grass roof on. For more details on the Read More …

[POLL] Grey metal or Siberian Larch as fascia to grass roofed #Shed

An easy poll for the readers, which should we do (‘discussion’ between myself & OH): Also comments welcome (moderated)…

Intensive or Extensive #Grass #Sedum #Roofs We have them both: @greenroofsdirec mentioned

The faithful reader (follower) will have noticed the photos I’ve been uploading on our new shed which has an Extensive grass roof. The house we designed and constructed in 2004/6 also has a grass roof but instead is the Intensive Read More …

Working on this cracking live/studio shipping container/shed unit at moment

Here’s a sneak preview of a design going in for planning next week. An artists studio and live unit. Taking a cue from the container home recently constructed by RIPPLE Container Homes; this living and artist’s studio unit is a Read More …

#Shed UPDATE #Vectorworks

Those following the shed construction, below is an updated drawing that includes all the rafter and plywood sheets in 2D & 3D and plus a count-up of the items we need to purchase: Shed_drawing_november_a This where we’re at so far: Read More …

Here's our #shed #Vectorworks #FridayFun

I’ve been Instgramming photos on the progress of our shed for a while now. Foundations are down and we’re just about to start block laying. This is where we’re currently at: Here’s a pdf of the current drawing that includes Read More …

Passed RIAI Conservation Course & Exam

It took a while but I’ve finally taken & passed the RIAI Conservation Grade III course! The plan was to undertake the course straight after being admitted to the RIAI but for a multitude of reasons this didn’t happen; the Read More …