Monthly Archives: May 2013

Domin’ n’ Swalin’

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We were hit with a deluge while working. It stopped us for a couple of days as we were not prepared and all of our materials were soaked. It came out of nowhere. Just to give you an idea, the … Continue reading

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The Light at the End of the Tunnel

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On our day off from building we installed some bamboo scaffolding which is working out quite well and cost nearly nothing. We finally received the lancet arch forms for the top of the interior doors and also got those installed. … Continue reading

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Day #10

We just finished our 10th day on the Eco-Dome and it is really starting to take shape. James and Xavier caught “the bug” again and James has been laid up for 2 days. I won’t get into the gory details … Continue reading

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Looking Good

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Today was a bit slower than earlier in the week, it was Friday and I think everyone was just plain tired. Some of the staff spend all day sifting the soil as it is full of soft rock which weakens … Continue reading

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A Dome is Rising

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We installed the window forms this morning and then got to work doing some bagging. We nearly finished two layers again today but had to rebuild our shade structure at the end of the day. The tarp that we made … Continue reading

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Getting Our Rhythm

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Today was the first day that we completed 2 full layers. By the end of the day we were all very tired but I am glad that we have sped things up a bit. The height compasses for the 4 … Continue reading

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Making Some Serious Progress

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Things seem to be moving along at a fair pace and I am optimistic that we will beat the monsoon. We finally have a pretty good size staff although they work much slower than we do and it always seems … Continue reading

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