Project Progress Tag

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Electrical and HVAC

Unfortunately last week I missed my weekly update as I had the flue for the first time in a half decade and it was not a pleasant one. In the time I could comprehend, I spent working on the Bedroom 2 and the houses electrical...

Bathrooms

In the EI.house v1 we will have 3 bathrooms that I spent most of the time finding parts for, adding to the Database of parts and designing the look and feel of each. Some of the overall requirements are that it matches the surrounding theme...

Internal Detailing

I decided to spend some time this week filling in some of the detailed items in the house. First off was the Entry Way coat rack/shoe rack and umbrella holder. The idea was to make this similar to systems we've seen in Japan, but...

Energy, Water and Air

This was a busy week for me in my day job, which carried over to the weekend. I was able to clean up the Tesla Solar roof line to look a little more clean as well as the solar and cor-ten walls. Its starting...

Tesla Solar Roof p2

The last week I worked on refining the details of the Tesla Solar roof to generate more then the 105% required by the Living Building Challenge. To do this, I did a solar study based on my proposed location and found that with just the...

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...

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...