Tag: beach house construction

GETTING READY FOR FRAMING

On this project, we have been working on the interior walls because though it is an open type structure, there is a washroom storeroom and a semi closed kitchen area. These walls are being built with concrete hollow block sitting on reinforced concrete wall footings. We have also received all our lumber for the roof…

STARTING THE OPEN AIR LIVING STRUCTURE

The 3 bedroom and washroom phase of this project has been turned over to the clients and now we have turned our efforts to the last remaining structure, which is an open air kitchen, living and dining room. We have also constructed a new native stile fence made of bamboo supports and struts with a…

wood construction

FRAMING OF NIPA HOUSE

Building with lightweight materials such as wood and Bamboo, we have to take into consideration problems such as rot and termites. For the wood , we are using Lauan, which is a termite resistant hardwood, then we are treating both that wood and the bamboo with a further protective coat of Solignum. The septic vault…

SIBULAN BEACH HOUSE STARTUP

The clients which we are building this Sibulan Beach house for wanted to vacate their rental property as quickly as possible, so the decision was to quickly build a small native “nipa house” to live on site temporarily until the full building is complete. With their tight schedule, the day after the purchase of the…