From Pattaya’s Floating Market to Traditional Chinese House Design

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I had a great vacation in Pattaya, right before Chinese New Year. Besides the beautiful beaches and ocean, my wife and I really enjoyed travelling in the city as well. In Pattaya, vendors sold delicious Thai food, and exotic souvenir shops could be easily found at every street corner, spread throughout the whole city. If you want to go to one place and one place …

Designing for sun on the Sunshine Coast

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Just in time for summer, our modern waterfront cabin project has reached a few milestones. (We use the term “cabin” lightly.) The dock has now been connected to the terra firma via a concrete landing with an inset cedar deck and a set of locally cut, open riser landscape stairs. Our experiment with using a stained cementitious cladding, complete with exposed connectors and metal flashing …