Category Archives: profile piece
As a child if I complained my mother would always tell me that someone was worse off than me. Somebody had it tougher than me and I should suck it up.This is who she meant
This is what construction work looked like in my fathers time. Blokes with hats and very high pants!
I just love a man wearing a beret without any sense of irony. This is Lawrence-Nield who has just been awarded Australian Architect of the year.
This plaster delivery is a perfect example of the subcontract system. These young blokes are going to set the world on fire through hard work and long hours. They get paid by the amount they get done not just by the … Continue reading
This innovative Rotator bath and shower caught my eye during the week. The shell when rotated upward can be used as a shower. With a full rotation the cleverly designed shape can be filled as a bathtub. A further rotation … Continue reading
Merry Christmas to our gang of passionate people at buildinginyourblood. It has been an exciting year for us and we have been happy to have you along for the journey. In 2011 we had these milestones; We launched our blog We … Continue reading
After 24 years of stop start construction The Ryugyong Hotel in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang is finally ready to open. (it) has become …known as the ‘Hotel of Doom’ after multiple failed attempts to complete the construction
When I moved into my current home I used my favourite furniture remover who has moved me nine times in twelve years. As a builder I constantly renovate and rebuild my homes. I rarely get completely settled. I have boxes … Continue reading
When I grow up you will see me on the Moon. Stuck to my childhood wall with sticky tape was a newspaper clipping of the original mercury seven astronauts. These were the guys with the right stuff. Gus Grissom, Deke … Continue reading