Today was a big day for us! We took a break from hauling tires and started the layout for our first course. We're using the largest tires with 29-31 inch diameters four our "foundation" course. As we work our way up the wall each course will use smaller diameter tires. Our layout consists of 3 "U" modules. One large U will contain the kitchen, dining room, laundry room, living room, and bathroom, and two smaller U's that will contain the 3 bedrooms and an office. The total footprint of the house will be 68 ft X 42 ft for a total of 2856 sq ft. It seems like a lot more than we need but that will also encase a root cellar in the back and our 408 sq ft greenhouse in the front where we will be able to grow some of our own food year round.
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