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! the first wofati - allerton abbey- version 0.7

 
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Jason Marlow wrote:Roots only go where there is moisture. As soon as it hits a surface that is dry the plant won't waste any energy trying to penetrate through it. So when roots come into contact with pond liner or polyethylene it will detect that no water is in that material and so it will begin to try to find away around it. It's kind of like what happens when you take mature plant out of a flower pot and all the roots are tangles up but retain the shape of the inside of the pot. It's the same principle.



Thank you Jason. That makes sense.
 
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So this wofati needs person(s) to live in it this year? Any updates on whats in it/ how many people/ etc. about it for people who may be interested?

Even considering it is not really all completed to pauls ideals i would really love to see a sort of diary done from people living there about pros/cons, temps, whatever as they live there. That would be great (:
 
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kadence blevins wrote:So this wofati needs person(s) to live in it this year? Any updates on whats in it/ how many people/ etc. about it for people who may be interested?



Jesse is currently occupying 0.7. The new couple, Mike and Violet, are moving in next week. They will be building/hanging partitions in the two wings for private space with kitchen/living room in the middle 200 sq. ft. Might be possible to squeeze a fourth in there, probably as Jesse's roommate.
 
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Work continues...

I took this picture from inside the excavator seat. I am sculpting the thermal dirt with an I-beam. In the second photo the crew is working on laying down the billboard material in 5 layers.
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This is a view from the back of the wofati. the slope is almost established, and then we put on sawdust and tarps.
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Some winter views of the first WOFATI- 0.7.

These pictures were taken 4 weeks ago when the Lab was lush with fresh white pow. There's a big thaw going on this week though, especially today.
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Here are some more pictures of the inside of wofati 0.7.








 
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So, this is the building that is the center of the Ant Village, right? A communal kitchen, a book library and tool library?
 
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Yup!

Jocelyn hurt her back tidying before art got there. Sue and Jim have now spent the better part of a day cleaning after art was there. Art is coming back to take more pics.

 
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What a Beautiful interior space. Good job Everyone!
 
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