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Week #44 — A lovely poolside floating bed structure & more

We are still more dusty from construction than we’d like to be at this point, but the extra projects I tacked on at the last minute mean that mostly I’m to blame. But who doesn’t want a private massage room, a koi fish pond, and a floating bed? You’re welcome :) Below is a glimpse […]

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Construction News Preliminary Work

Week #14

This week we were able to get most of the forms and beams in place to pour the first floor of the residential side of the building. In addition, all of the columns for the first floor of the guest side of the building have been set in concrete. We also set two 70 centimeter […]

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Construction News Preliminary Work

Week #13

Not every week is dramatic visually. Sometimes the preparations seemingly slow down construction, but in reality the project still moves along in a timely manner. This week the framing of the first floor (above the basement) of the residential side of the structure was laid out. First the base of the support beams gets nailed […]

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A Cliff, a Club, an amazing Design

A formula for success in the club-making business is: — find a magnificent cliff that’s not too far away from the crowds — spend ridiculous amounts of money and time creating an impossible perch for the bar — don’t cut corners on great sound and lighting systems — add some chill-out spots — add a […]

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Construction News Preliminary Work

Week #06

An exciting week, as two cement trucks, a pump truck, and a sizable crew poured the four walls for the future swimming pool. In addition, foundation walls and columns went up for the guest side of the living space. A well was installed at a depth of 45 meters. We hit super hard rock and […]