How to enclose a rock in a living room? – Stories from the Rockhouse

When anyone first enters the Rockhouse, after a moment of disbelief, they invariably ask, "How on earth did you manage to enclose a rock bluff inside a living room?!" So we decided to share what we learned from this experience in the blog, from the conceptual, practical and technical sides.   I have to say that the largest barrier we had to overcome was the problem of perception rather than technical difficulties. Before we could get anywhere with the idea of enclosing a rock inside a living room in the rainy climate of BC, we had to believe for ourselves that it was possible. I will not underestimate the importance of this first step because nothing could have been accomplished without it. This proved to be very challenging at times when everyone and everything around us seemed to suggest that it could not be done. So the next big step was to convince others of our vision. ...

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