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[day] forty three

Day 43 of 71 61% Completion Happy Thursday from Bluff! I am very pleased to announce that we received several wonderful donations from Danze! The sleek profile and simple design of the Como Single Handle Kitchen Faucet will surely compliment the simplicity within the existing kitchen design. Also, the bathroom will be featuring the ever-so-sleek… Read more »

Beyond half way there

You may have seen these before, but I just wanted to share this shot of the brows in action- doing a wonderful job shading the house. The end of the week is nearing and the clouds were looming, causing beautiful effects of light and shadow in our landscape.  Blue Mountain looked dark and quiet in… Read more »

'The Architecture of Surveillance'

'The Architecture of Surveillance'. Screen-shot-2013-06-11-at-12.03.45- With the NSA leaks making headlines, Architizer takes a look at the architecture of surveillance, noting that "these buildings do all they can to stay unremarkable; so while they …See all stories on this topic »

Mormon History Association honors Utah professor

Bradley-Evans, a professor in the College of Architecture and Planning who teaches history and theory classes, has written about communal religious groups such as the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Branch Davidians and the …See all stories on this topic »

Roof is up!

Seth said it the other day: it is starting to feel like fall.  We are wanting to stay warm in our beds a little longer each morning, folks are clothed in beanies and sweatshirts at morning meetings this week, and I saw my breath yesterday… but, I was told that maybe its because I’m full… Read more »

Despite the wind advisory…

We make progress on the roof, interior walls and aluminum brows. Thursday saw the completion of a few exciting things as bluffers donned ski goggles and bandannas to protect against the sand and wind gusts.  Atsushi, Lacy and Patrick work on getting the ice and water shield up on the roof. Framing the last of… Read more »

and on to session 3

It’s definitely fall here in Bluff, and we’re all back for more fun in Session 3. Some of the goals for the session include: rough plumbing, pulling electrical wire and installing boxes, pouring entry slab and patio piers, grinding the shower and bathroom floor, and installing furring and gutter on the south wall. We also… Read more »

'The Architecture of Surveillance'

'The Architecture of Surveillance'. Screen-shot-2013-06-11-at-12.03.45- With the NSA leaks making headlines, Architizer takes a look at the architecture of surveillance, noting that "these buildings do all they can to stay unremarkable; so while they …See all stories on this topic »

//.42//completion//celebration

This week the kitchen team is busy installing the plumbing wall and shelves so that we can get our plumbing in! Because of the SIP construction we chose to build a secondary plumbing wall directly next to the West wall in the kitchen. The shelves in the kitchen are built in to the plumbing wall… Read more »

Material Run to Cortez, CO

          ‘Twas a rainy day for a material run to Cortez.  Almost as exhausting as a day of working on site, the many stops necessary definitely proved to take just as long.   Our first stop was Belt Salvage to sell some scraps from our yard.  We happily got enough cash… Read more »