Foundation Time-lapse

Check out this incredible video that Naikoon set up of our ICF assembly    View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Naikoon Contracting Ltd (@naikooncontracting)

Real World LEGO

This one really got Kane excited! An innovative and leading edge technology in home building is the use of Integrated Concrete Forms (aka ICF’s) – these lightweight molded forms create composite walls consisting of both interior and exterior insulation, and 8″-10″ of poured concrete in-between.  They really do look like real-world LEGO™ which is fitting, as Naikoon reserved the last… read more

Official Building Permits

Finally! – After almost 8 months the City of North Vancouver has “officially” approved our plans.  I just counted 279 emails with the City of North Vancouver regarding our project since we started, to describe the process as convoluted, inefficient and bureaucratic would be an understatement. But we are grateful for some exceptions and also especially grateful for the expertise… read more

Concrete Pour

What a day at Summerfell! – We woke up excited to get to the site for the big pour. The entire crew were there to welcome us, below from left to right is Dave, Roger, Lucas, Dan and James. (what a handsome bunch)  It was fascinating, and a tad scary to watch the enormous truck back tenderly down the back… read more