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Want to start a think tank for eco housing for residents of West, TX and other communities

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If you were in West, TX what type of structure would you want to replace the home or business that had been devastated?


What do you think would be the easiest for volunteers to make?
I listed some names, websites, and suggestions in the blog post above
but I'm a nubie & would really like to hear what more experienced people
have to say about the subject.

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I lived in Whitney for years. West was a regular kolache stop when I was headed south. Still is when I am down that way. I heard about your towns difficulties. Terrible thing.

My husband and I are currently building an earthship of rammed earth and old tires. It is a labor of love, and do able by the average individual. If you think small simple shelter and build with add-on in mind, these would be a possibility, and used tires are plentiful, especially so close to Waco. They are labor intensive self-sustaining structures. A creative person with a willingness ro repurpose other folks discarded materials could build one inexpensively.

Google Earthship...lots of info out there.
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