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Here and Now

The opening of Casa Visette is nearing at an alarming speed. Alarming, because matters and decisions can no longer be postponed for weeks, everything has to be done here and now. Workmen are bustling around the house daily like ants in their anthill: we have painters,...

Almost ready!

Cantina waiting for the doors. The entrance to the wine cellar From the kitchen to the cantina The house from the pool. Testing one of the fire places....

All improves upon age – recycling old materials

Everything in the house is old, from every corner of the found old tools, logs, wine barrels and original wooden doors. The oldest part ot the house is probably few hundred years ago, no-one really knows. Some of the old goods transferred directly to the landfill. At...

A roof on the house

In a long project, you have to celebrate simple things – like finally having a roof on the house after two years! No more rain inside or heat escaping, thanks to proper insulation boards made in Switzerland. The boards are made of wood fibre, and they are 20...

Making progress

Over the course of the spring, summer and autumn, the following were completed: the frame of an annex, the exterior of a sauna, a swimming pool and an underground tunnel that starts in the cantina. It was great to see tangible results. The permit process was so...

Workers need true grit in the July heat

In the summer of 2015, Hugo’s team laboured in blistering heat. When we visited them to say hello, I quickly retreated into the shade. The men just took their shirts off and didn’t seem too bothered about the weather. Craft work is highly valued at our building site....

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