Author: David

ECO INDUSTRIAL.HOUSE | Recycle & Reuse Homes / Articles posted by David (Page 2)

Floors and Doors

I'm happy with the overall structure now and Ive moved on to detailing the house. This week was a learning experience. I found that if I make structural changes, this time to accommodate flush mounted flooring, caused a dozen other items to move out of alignment...

first 3D fly-through

Over the past week I've started to add the outside "Corten" steel cladding to the 2nd and 3rd floor. There is a 9" gap with 8" 16 gauge steel studs between all outside cladding and the container walls to allow for  a large amount of...

Custom Cabinets and Shelves

For the past 2 weeks Ive been working on custom cabinets and shelves winch I feel are about half complete at this time. There's over a dozen cabinets placed thought the house including kitchen, pantry, garage, laundry, closets and bathrooms. Having the learning curve of...

Adding detail to Mass Model and Stairs

A lot has been complete int he past  week and a half. A solid week went into creating a floating stair design for the stairs for Level 1-2 and Level 2-3.  the concept was to have stairs made form C channel steel and steel cable. We...

Mass Model built in Revit

Over the past  2 weeks I've been busy learning Revit and recreating the EI.house mass model with some detail  from the previous software.  Ive been readjusting containers, concrete and glass mainly to get the best fit for the design idea.  Revit  allows for as fine...

mass model of the structure – Draft 1

We have been looking at design and space layouts and I have drawn up a over dozen space layouts for the EI.house. This is the first mass model worth placing up on the site that we are both happy with. It's just a general shape...

Room schedule & room layout – Draft 1

Here's the first draft of the rooms needed in the house and possible locations: Level 1 - Garage Level 1 - Office Level 1 - Work-space Level 1 - Mechanical Level 1 - Entry way Level 2 - Grand Room - Kitchen Dining and Living room spaces. Level 2 -...

Software choice matters

In the past Ive used Chief Architect Premier to design layout and model a warehouse house, and driving range but with this idea I had no choice but to make a change. The Chief Architect software had multiple limitations when building something other then a...

House Specifications and Requirements

Everyone has their own wants and needs for their dream house and we're no excretions. We decided to build a bespoke home around our personalities, lifestyle and life passions: His: German decent. Life long innovative technologist. Social conscious entrepreneur. Love high end sports cars - Porsche - from the area...

Project Progress Section

My first post on a project that is already years in the making. In this section I will updating our progress with materiel choices, deign, layouts, 3D VR and AR models, land acquisition, permitting, construction and more on a regular basis on the EI.house project. ...