Author: David

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Tesla Solar Roof Design

This has been the most challenging part of the project so far. We intend to use Tesla Solar Roof  smooth tiles to cover the whole roof and for some accents on the side of the building and in sunny areas in the house. We have to...

Tea House by David Jameson

The mix of steel, bamboo and the "Zen" feel go very well together. ---------------------------------- A music recital room resembling a Japanese tea house hangs like a lantern in the garden of a residence northwest of Washington DC.The glass and bronze pavilion was completed by American architect...

Refining Details

Over the past few days I spent half of my free time working on the excel spreadsheet and the other half refining details on the design. The Excel spreadsheet has been refined to just the information that's needed to build out a building. Its a document...

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...