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Glimpses of the finished product

The last week or so has seen a number of small changes that are giving me the optimistic feeling that this project is going to get finished! Above, the amazing mural artist Maria @_mary_cherry (Instagram) has been painting plants and flowers and birds and is now trying her hand at koi fish, as we are […]

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Week #43 — Outdoor spaces getting done & more

This week we were able to finish the private road leading to the property. Some bamboo was installed as well as a Balinese gate. Besides exterior painting, we also were able to get much of the staircase between the units done too.

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Week #42 — Interior & Exterior Improvements

This week was very productive, as landscaping and work on our private road progressed, and the first off four loft-style, family-friendly units was completed (almost). We hope you enjoy the contrast of a solid brick wall and a mural as its opposing side: Our private road has been full of gravel and sand and mud […]

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Week #41 — A Balinese gate, a koi pond, and landscaping begins

It’s exciting to see work on areas outside of the building footprint. It’s a sign that the end is near when plants arrive and are set in their new home. This week we started on the Balinese-style gate: We also have a small team that specializes in pond decorations, among other things: We are also […]

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Design News Preliminary Work

Plants and flowers brightens up the day

Having lived with mud and dirt and dust for nearly a year, it’s so refreshing to have the landscapers arrive and install a variety of tropical plants. Even the walls have an upbeat effect when flowers take over. The goal of making the retreat a relaxing environment will be greatly enhanced by flourishing tropical plants. […]