Project Progress Tag

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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...

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...