This was a ‘dream project’ for us. It was a combination office space, extra living area, storage area, kitchen, guest area that would be right next to the current coolthaihouse, which we had somewhat outgrown. I will say, the coolthaihouse has been great over the years, except for some minor complaints (see coolthaihouse maintenance) and…
Peter M’s fabulous house in Bangkok. Some pictures and thoughts on the project! The house utilizes wood to give that warm, cozy natural feeling.
Update for the Naa Glua project. Is it possible to obtain financing for a local project, and what hoops do you need to jump through.
David S two story project in Naaklua. Land and project budget. House dimensions. Soil geological survey.
David S (coolthaihouse member) is doing an interesting 2 story project in Naaklua. The story of his land purchase and initial project plans.
Here is a 440 square meter house being built for under 1m baht.
Steve was able to complete this 150 square meter for under 1 million baht. He shares his photo journal of the house being built.
Interesting aspects about the California Spanish Style Villa project. Insulation material close-up. Using the lower level of the truss as a true surface for ceiling attachment. Paintless surface – problems and solutions.
Thomas shares his dream project — the Koh Phan Ngan beach house. Incredible views and a neat design make this a very unique project.
Peter M ask whose responsibility is it anyway to pay for incidental tools, such as a drill bit?
More on the Peter M project. Modern style bare concrete floor with utethane layer. Is there a way to add color to the concrete floor during or after the mix?
This is an update on the California Spanish Style Villa. This house uses a lot of innovative construction techniques.
A wrap-up on the basic and low cost Thai construction project, a 130 sq. meter house with tile, drop panel ceiling,
Project in the design phase: A house that marries Thai and Western design features, will be environmentally friendly, along with special A/C and septics.
This is an innovative project which utilizes double wall construction, special septics, terracotta mexican tiles and solar power.
Update on the inexpensive Thai (non foreigner) house being built – 250,000 baht spent to date.
A no minimum no reserve ‘absolute’ auction of high end luxury show homes in a community near the Jomtien beach. The results……
It’s a new idea, auctioning off luxury housing in a no reserve what ever is bid gets it open auction. A preview of the first auction of its kind.
An update on the estimated cost of a typical dwelling being built for Thai inhabitants.
What can you get in the way of a detacted house for under 2 million? This development might be worth a look.
An example of low cost Thai construction commonly used to build a house for the average Thai. Not fancy but it can get the job done.
Oh no. A shocker of an electric bill – and nice apartment complex update.
Phil’s house (of ajarn.com) is finally complete and he has moved in. See his step by step journal of the housebuilding.
A great building project idea from Robin T. Multi unit complex built around a communal living area.
Koh Chang building adventure. Renovating a fisherman’s house. Observations on Thai workers and the remodeling process.
A small apartment building which demonstrates good land use that makes for a ‘community’ feel.
A rather unusual lab pool and deep water fish pond being constructed. The road is sloped to allow the for water capture.