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2020

It's New Years Eve 2020. The year of covid. We'll tak a cup o' kindness yet. For days of auld lang syne. I started writing this blog in...

Fire

Living in eastern Canada we experience sub zero temperatures for about half the year and we frequently experience temperatures as low as...

Studio: The Build

Sebastian and his small crew arrived on a cold and rainy day in mid November. The walls and roof trusses were manufactured off site and...

Studio: The Foundation

Of all the problems this project faced in the planning stages the foundation was the most complex and difficult to resolve. I wanted to...

Studio: Permit Issued!

I engaged the services a structural engineer to create the architectural drawings required by the city for a building permit. The...

Studio: Conception

The idea of building a small art studio on our property was conceived in the spring 2017 due to a confluence of personal circumstances....

Studio: Early Days

It's summer 2017 and I am spending time with my parents at my childhood home where my parents have lived since 1969. Our family home sits...