The build site is in a suburban neighborhood, it has easy access and parking, the structure is based on a design by John Fordice called the Solar oval, it's 120 sq. ft. which falls into the permit exemption category in the City of Houston. Currently it is an all... read more
Main building was built many years ago. Few years ago, a group of climbers made some construction and interior repairs of the shelter and the shelter on the rocks. We want to build a fireplace from stones and mud, and to improve the camp area with few fireplaces.
“We’ve forgotten how to shelter ourselves. Original eco-building was using local stuff, local designs. It was an oral tradition. You learned by example. You helped your family. You helped your neighbour.”