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May 6 - 12, 2019, in Lincoln City, Oregon.  

Low Cost … Do it Yourself for less $10  sq ft.


Moveable,,, Build here - Move it there. It is built on skids.  It may place on a flatbed trailer making it like a Travel Trailer. It does not have to licensed like Travel Trailer.

Tiny … lIt is less 100 sq ft …  (8  ft  X 12 ft).  Usually, this size of the unit does not require a building permit,

Aircrete Heat Storage …. The north end of the Module will be a heat storage area.  It will either be filled water jugs, barrels or a Rocket Mass Heater

Super Insulated … Insulated AirCrete floor.  The insulating R-value of Air Crete is dependent by the ratio of cement to foam mixture.  This ratio can cause the R-value will be 3 – 6 per inch.  The floor has 6 inches of Air Crete.

The flexibility of Design ….  The rest of the Module (8ft  X 8 ft) may be either greenhouse or living area.

Rain Water Harvesting …  Click for Secrets to Saving Rain Drops

Farage Cage ….  Click for AirCrete as a Faraday Cage

Earth Auger Toilet© …. The Earth Auger was designed based on work by a retired professor at the University of Washington and funded by a Gates Foundation Grant.  This is a pedal-operated dry toilet. The urine is diverted and stored.  The feces is diverted and stored.  The main innovation with the toilet is the mechanized, foot-pedal-actuated dry-flush system and sawdust delivery system that uses no water.

You must supply your lodging and personal expenses.  There are lots of tent and RV spaces close.  There are a few Private bedrooms and a private bathroom available at the WorldMark Resort at $550 for the entire workshop.  

More info on the Modules http://www.aircretetinyhousemodule.fun





More info on the Modules http://www.aircretetinyhousemodule.fun





The Workshop will be hands-on.  You will be working at the Workshop, bring your work clothes and gloves.  

We have discovered a low-cost method of building tiny homes.  It is called Air-Crete.  It is Portland Cement and Dish Soap.  Non-skilled workers can use this method to build affordable housing.  

Details on WorldMart Resort https://www.worldmarktheclub.com/resorts/d1/

To hear the designer’s Ted Talk -  


We are the Sustainable Living Center of Oregon. (www.SustainableLivingCenterOregon.com) We research the areas of food, water, energy, and shelter.    

We are available to share our research with anyone if there is an interest.

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I'd say you're doing valuable work and offering a good opportunity.  Good luck with it.

Might you consider taking some pics of your group engaged in the construction, and posting them (and a wee, brief narrative) on this thread?  (The thread is about "work parties" to accomplish goals.)
https://permies.com/t/39844/Share-barn-raising-type-stories
 
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