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2 d2 dgablesrocksgablesrocks posted:
Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders

Just a short update. More to come when the actual work commences.
The plumber is onsite today completing the plumbing....finally. The site will be power washed today or tomorrow enabling the…

6 d6 dgablesrocksgablesrocks posted:
Building a new home with Rammed Earth - Experiences

Hi SJCAbode
Hi, just started writing my blog so happy for you to view it. We built a rammed earth wall.
It is awesome to…

12 d12 dgablesrocksgablesrocks posted:
Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders

Thanks for your support gogo65 - exactly our thoughts hence we chose not to respond to him/her.

13 d13 dgablesrocksgablesrocks posted:
Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders

hillsbuilds thanks so much. How amazing is that house!! Those results are pretty accurate and that Is what rammed earth does

13 d13 dgablesrocksgablesrocks posted:
Custom build Sydney Hills with attached granny flat

hillsbuilds - beautiful house. Any budget in mind to build this? Also are you considering solar

13 d13 dgablesrocksgablesrocks posted:
Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders

hillsbuilds
Amazing. I am following you now too. Let us know if you want any information. Have you got a builder to build your…

13 d13 dgablesrocksgablesrocks posted:
Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders

Hi hillsbuilds,
We have included the wall for the thermal properties and also as a feature element. The east and north sun will warm…

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14 d14 dgablesrocksgablesrocks posted:
Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders

It is pretty quiet in our build at the moment with it being holidays hence I have not posted in a while.
Final photos of the whole rammed earth feature wall…

14 d14 dgablesrocksgablesrocks posted:
Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders

Hi dbn the hydronic heating will be going in a topping slab. The topping slab will only be poured after the framing and…

28 d28 dgablesrocksgablesrocks posted:
Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders

StructuralBIMGuy
Am with you on the off form concrete. This is to enjoy but I have spent 4 years doing my research in rammed…

28 d28 dgablesrocksgablesrocks posted:
Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders

Today, was the unveiling of the formwork. I just had to be there to see it. Was I glad I did. The boys have done fantastic. Here is the wall!


Now…

29 d29 dgablesrocksgablesrocks posted:
Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders

It’s Tuesday and the rammed earth boys were in early today. They have started forming the wall. The steel posts are in for support. The mixture is looking really good…

29 d29 dgablesrocksgablesrocks posted:
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StructuralBIMGuy
Sounds nice. I was thinking of having the treads with engineered floor boards that match the Rammed Earth wall that flows in from…

29 d29 dgablesrocksgablesrocks posted:
Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders

Hi StructuralBIMGuy
We are definitely having the rammed earth wall against the staircase and will also act as a balustrade upstairs on one side.
In…

29 d29 dgablesrocksgablesrocks posted:
Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders

Wow! What a few days it had been. There was nothing but storms the whole of Friday so our rammed earth guy didn’t come in from Mudgee.
Saturday was another…

1 month1 monthgablesrocksgablesrocks posted:
Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders

Week three (Saturday):
We went by the site and found the lads correcting the excavation.
Week four (Monday & Tuesday):
The plumber is onsite. Sam, my husband and Vips, were there too. All…

1 month1 monthgablesrocksgablesrocks posted:
Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders

This is true gogo65. Did you build an owner build 7 years ago?

1 month1 monthgablesrocksgablesrocks posted:
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Hi gogo65,
Been there done that. Our initial plans were drawn up and we canned the whole design. This meant the architect had to…

1 month1 monthgablesrocksgablesrocks posted:
EcoStay building project

That is beautiful!

1 month1 monthgablesrocksgablesrocks posted:
Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders

The last 4 weeks have been pretty intense. We had a baby (about 4 weeks old) so it’s been tough for me to be onsite. The work was commencing and…

1 month1 monthgablesrocksgablesrocks posted:
Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders

Hi,
We are building in NSW.

1 month1 monthgablesrocksgablesrocks posted:
Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders

We had met over 12 builders and spoken to 50-60 when luck struck. In mid 2017, after 18 months, we found Vips from Rehaan Builders to see through the project.…

1 month1 monthgablesrocksgablesrocks posted:
Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders

Our selected architect's brief was to bring the outside in, designing a sustainable home and incorporating our "wish list" in the house (what I call complexities). We ended up with:
• Grey…

1 month1 monthgablesrocksgablesrocks posted:
Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders

Thanks Amilelka, the internal courtyard is a floating courtyard. I will be documenting in detail the process we take for various stages and…

1 month1 monthgablesrocksgablesrocks posted:
Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders

Thanks kasra_nedlands it's definitely been a big advantage. Getting to the point where we are now starting would be impossible had he not…

1 month1 monthgablesrocksgablesrocks posted:
Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders

Hi Everyone,
In 2015, my husband and I took the bold decision of building a new home. After looking at a number of project and custom home builders we realized that…

1 month1 monthgablesrocksgablesrocks posted:
OB Project - "New vs Old" - Nedlands, WA

This is truely amazing. What is the grey rendering used for the downstairs? I am taking time reading your blog whilst working on my project so have not got to…

1 month1 monthgablesrocksgablesrocks posted:
OB Project - "New vs Old" - Nedlands, WA

Any company names you could suggest?

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