A formula for true value in building.

The only suitable building materials:

  • Lime putty
  • Sand
  • Brick
  • Stone
  • Noble timber
  • Slate
  • Tile
  • Copper

The only suitable methods for walls/frames:

  • Timber frame with joinery
  • Mass wall in brick or stone, timber frame roof
  • Other folk methods with established record of lasting 500 plus years

The only suitable methods for roofs:

  • Slate or Tile, with seamed flashing
  • Standing seam with fully seamed joinery

The only suitable intent: 

  • extreme life cycle
  • place making

This formula, if followed; will build generational wealth for the property holder, and lasting value for the places created by building as such.

With all our power equipment it is more accessible than it was in the past. Less labor than anyone building pre-oil ever had to endure.