Wednesday, July 18, 2007

The very important on-site portable toilet

Foundation extracted out of ground, and fence installed

Tuesday, July 3, 2007

A 3-story building under-construction

Redwood rafters saved for recycling

Demolition continued

Demolition continued

The chimney is still intact.



Sunday, July 1, 2007

Another house being demolished and re-constructed

Syed Murtuza Rizvi, another builder friend of mine, is currently working on re-construction of a house in Palo Alto. I'll post pictures of various stages.

By the time I reached the house, some of the exterior panels were already gone.

Thursday, June 14, 2007






New foundation formed-3

New foundation formed-2

New foundation formed

Leveling, staking

Lot leveled

Lot leveled

Old house's slab removed

Demolished and gone

The fun began

Then came the big guy

Old house wall panels were salvaged

Old house seen from its backyard

Backyard of the old house