March 29th, 2010

Closet and Paperwork

We’re still in the long process of moving in… Mostly sorting and unpacking and wading through a sea of boxes. Of the work that is still underway, our closet was installed a couple days ago. Read the rest of this entry »

March 18th, 2010

Moving In

A big thanks to everyone who showed up on Sunday. We had probably around two hundred and fifty people come through the house and we’re pretty thrilled to have been able to share our house with so many neighbors and architecture enthusiasts. Read the rest of this entry »

March 13th, 2010

Open House and Plumbing

Just a reminder, tomorrow (Sunday March 14th) is our open hosue, stop by and say hi.  Read the rest of this entry »

March 10th, 2010


A bunch of electrical work got finished up today and we are now ready for our final electrical inspection tomorrow morning. Read the rest of this entry »

March 7th, 2010

Ecoroof Planting Party

Thanks to the help of a crew of a bunch of really hard working friends and family members, this weekend was wildly productive. Read the rest of this entry »

March 5th, 2010

Plants and Railings

Today we got a delivery of all our ecoroof plants that we’re going to plant this weekend. Most of what we unloaded from the delivery van were flats of plants in pots… Our licorice ferns, coastal strawberries, camas, Oregon iris… But in terms of area covered, we got 35 pounds of assorted sedum cuttings (image above) that came in a couple of wet boxes.  Read the rest of this entry »

March 2nd, 2010

Harpoon [OPEN] House

Harpoon House is nearly complete. Before we pack up and move in, we’d like to invite you to come see the (mostly) finished product. Everyone is invited – please tell anyone who loves modern architecture, small homes, sustainable building and ecoroofs.

Sunday, March 14
10 am to 4 pm

SE 17th and Ash

March 1st, 2010

Garden and Infrastructure

It was a busy weekend, and there is some chaos happening at the house… Most of it isn’t caused by us. Somehow we managed to decide to build a house at the same time and in the same neighborhood as most of the city’s big infrastructure projects. Read the rest of this entry »

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