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2 months2 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
Architecturally Designed Home - Vic

I'm guessing you are getting lime wash on the plywood ceiling? If you do it is going to look stunning.. Curve ceilings are such a great feature, can't believe time…

3 months3 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
Project builder for steep blocks

the only issue i see is accessibility to materials like this and experienced trades people who have used it. The only downside I see with ICF is the issue of…

3 months3 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
Project builder for steep blocks

I never heard of Nexcem before.. I am surprised the about the claim for zero blow outs. It doesn't make sense how that would be possible.

3 months3 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
Project builder for steep blocks

It was the builder's first time with the product and it was recommended to him by the client. Both the architect and the builder were pretty keen once they had…

3 months3 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
Insulating 7 Start + new house

Insulation products will only get you so far. The two key things are internal thermal mass and air leakage which will govern how effective your insulation is.
Not sure you read…

4 months4 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
2Pac!

I don't work for them, I saw this in a friend's office plus I like looking into alternative materials. why be conventional? Few months ago I saw kitchen made…

4 months4 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
2Pac!

All you need is an iron to remove scratches from Fenix surfaces rather sample.

4 months4 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
2Pac!

Another alternative to 2Pac is Fenix, http://www.fenixforinteriors.com/en/about. Scratches can be removed by applying heat. The price is comparable to 2Pac.
I know this product is available in…

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4 months4 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
Insulating 7 Start + new house

Thanks for the reply. Will drop you a PM shortly. A$1.3K per sqm is reasonable considering it is triple glazed. Additionally Vitrocsa is about A$2.5K per sqm but that is…

4 months4 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
Insulating 7 Start + new house

alexp79 can you share where your windows are coming from, i.e brand and through whom did you order from?

4 months4 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
Insulating 7 Start + new house

Any chance you can explain further why you opted to use this product? Speed of construction?

5 months5 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
Architecturally Designed Home - Vic

frankily looking good, loving the curves!!! Cant wait for your architect to start sharing some images too :)

5 months5 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
Architecturally Designed Home - Vic

how gorgeous is that little curve!!!

6 months6 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
The World's Most Extraordinary Homes

amen!!!! substitute "have a crack at" with "give sermons" :)

6 months6 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
Architecturally Designed Home - Vic

i'm sure your house once it is finished will be getting alot of attention in the architecture community. I went with a different architect to yours, someone I have…

6 months6 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
Architecturally Designed Home - Vic

You broke my heart with the hit-miss brick pattern. :) I'm looking forward to seeing your build take shape.
I also received the first cut of…

8 months8 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
How do you choose a custom builder?

No problem at all. As long you are remember no matter how many times project home builders throw words like,"luxury or boutique", always be mindful where these products are…

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8 months8 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
How do you choose a custom builder?

I did help, I replied to trieste !!! You just happened to give your BIM sermon again!!!!! I never insulted, perhaps you…

8 months8 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
How do you choose a custom builder?

I answer where I can and I do not repeat myself like a broken record with the same message on every second thread and diluting its original intent.
Perhaps you…

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8 months8 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
How do you choose a custom builder?

excessive fees? Are you under the illusion that when an architect is commissioned they just produce a pretty picture? Typically there are four key components: 1)Schematic Design, 2)Design Development 3)…

8 months8 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
How do you choose a custom builder?

I understand where you are coming from but it is not my responsibility to sit and understand BIM data etc nor do I have the time to learn BIM. That…

8 months8 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
Architecturally Designed Home - Vic

finally the build journey begins!!! The next 12 months are going to be exciting, i'm looking forward to your build updates. Recently, I went to a design talk and your…

8 months8 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
How do you choose a custom builder?

Hey trieste
I actually didn't pursue Thomas Archer because their design/build methodologies are a bit limited. Their latest display home they advertised for…

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9 months9 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
Architecturally Designed Home - Vic

good to hear about the progress of your project!!! very exciting times ahead.

9 months9 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
Project builder for steep blocks

schmalex There are a lot of great architects in Sydney. I recently came across an interesting house in Lane Cove that was on…

10 months10 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
Energy Recovery Systems

Another alternative to look into http://www.mitsubishi-electric.co.nz/ve ... ution.aspx

10 months10 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
Ventilation in bedrooms with dual glazed windows

I don't think you need air tightness to the level of a passive house but trying to eliminate as much draughts through sealing doors/windows can make a difference. Although you…

10 months10 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
Energy Recovery Systems

Someone else had mentioned Laros to me and they are good. how many ducts are you running with your Stiebel system?
Are you adding air conditioned cooling as well or…

10 months10 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
Energy Recovery Systems

From what i have read i would stay clear of systems that imply using air from the roof space. I would look into brands like Zehnder or Stiebel are the…

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