April 12, 2011
Well here we are in the fifth session and we are working like crazy to complete our interior finishes and exterior cladding to be ready for the big move. The days are long but it feels good to see things changing so much. These boxes are becoming real houses with beauty, details, and imperfections. The ...
Westwater as of late…
March 22, 2011
Whew! Its been awhile as we have been working furiously on our 4th session. We have a lot to accomplish this session and we are well on our way. Last session was all about our living module, but we also spent a good deal of time working on social issues we had encountered…namely getting the ...
Bring on the Troubleshooting
March 4, 2011
So it seems as if the last few days we have had many issues come up that were totally unexpected. One thing we have learned is that there is a solution to everything. The first major change came with moving our big central wall to the interior of the module. This solved many issues but ...
More site work
February 12, 2011
Well tomorrow is the last day of the second session and I can honestly say I’m amazed at what we have accomplished in 12 work days! We dug, placed rebar, and poured 12 footings/piers, a 48 foot long stepped foundation, and we will complete the CMU portion of the center wall tomorrow. The form work ...
Where we are!
February 3, 2011
Here are some pics of the Westwater progress! The last day of the previous session we cleared the site. As you can tell from the photos it was pretty dense with trees and bushes. We also cleared the land for the driveway up to the house. After two weeks of design it felt great to ...