Well, every Castle needs a goodly supply of candles in the Butler’s Pantry (A shoebox in most homes). Beeswax are the purest, but I have mixed 50/50 beeswax and paraffin. While tealights are handy, the most efficient candle is the… Read More »Poof. The electricity goes out!
The traditional Chinese kang bed is a long (2 metres or more) platform that was incorporated into home design where the winter climate is cold. The Roman hypocaust system for heating bath houses likely owes it origins to this interesting… Read More »Now That’s a Toasty Idea!
Today I want to share an architectural feature I absolutely love, and you may want to incorporate into your castle design. Originally developed for erosion control and slope, the Gabion has found its way into the designer’s world in a… Read More »Gabions Are Now a Mainstream Design Feature
The rise in popularity of the natural swimming pool can be attributed to many factors, such as; avoidance of chemicals, maintenance, less water usage, integrating plants and beauty just to name a few.Designing with the landscape and integrating a pool… Read More »A Pool – Naturally
Over the life cycle of a structure and land, Natural Regenerative building and land costs are considerably less for owners, communities and the environment. But how do we measure the outcomes…over decades and centuries? That is the kind of measurement… Read More »Natural & Regenerative Design: Real Wealth