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DESIGNING THE GOOD LIFE

In 2016, we bought the neighbouring weed block, making our block three quarters of an acre now with access. We quickly built a driveway which we mostly use for our electric bikes and are now in the process of implementing our full design.

When we did our initial design, we designed the whole property with the neighbouring weed block in mind, hoping that one day we’d get it and thankfully we did. This means we’ve been able to quickly roll out the implementation process (as our budget allows) as we’d already been thinking about it for four years.

THE CHANGES WE MADE

Our house was built in 1925 and is a simple rectangle facing north/north-east, a wonderful design for maximum solar gain. The only changes

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