Ithaca New York Build – Week 3,...
This is the 3rd and final week with the Earthship Biotecture crew from New Mexico and all of the wonderful apprentices. I’m pretty sad that it will be over in a week… the camaraderie, teamwork, fun times, and the speed of our house being worked on! I’ll try to enjoy and take in every moment [...]
Ithaca New York Build – Day 11
A lot is happening inside now, as the roof and berm are finished. A few people are finishing off the entryway (plastering) and a group of people are concentrating on the back doorway, where we’re having a patio. Inside, there is still a lot of pipes and tubes for plumbing being placed, and the can [...]
Ithaca New York Build – Day 9
We’re now at Day 9 out of the 18 workdays we’ll have the crew and apprentices. Halfway! Yet we are about a week ahead of schedule because everyone here is working so hard, so well together, and really knows what they’re doing. Plus Chad and I work until after 9:00pm making sure everything is ready [...]
Ithaca New York Build – Day 8
Today we chipped away at more plumbing inside the house, more digging of wall and doorway footers, and finishing screwing the roofing and fastening the flashing to the ventilation boxes. I was really excited when they started opening the boxes of our greenhouse slanted glass! Brian, Nick, Osmany, Rob, Smiley and maybe more that I [...]