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UnMeilleurReve

Housing

Because we haven't made a definitive decision as of yet (aside from berming):
UnMeilleurReve

Any underground facilities have tunnels implied.
glorfon

I'm going to wait to vote for a little bit.  First I want to discuss a couple things before I make my decision.

I've found out that cob can work in damp climates.  That was one of my biggest concerns with it.  However does anyone know how well it would work underground?  I think We would at least have to line it with plastic if we used it underground.

Cob is the only thing that I'm waiting to vote on otherwise I've made up my mind.
Zeerahks

Might I also suggest that we construct an exercise area, either inside or out?
glorfon

Z, there'll be 26 acres of exercise area with such equipment as shovels, hoes, rakes, and water pumps.
UnMeilleurReve

Damned thing only gives 10 options, and I think that we should have recreational facilities inside the facility/underground compound if we build it.

And you won't want or need to exercise with THAT much land to harvest... We need a tractor and a till.
Zeerahks

Glor, I'm thinking an area designed for exercise, with various semi-natural pieces of equipment (I say semi natural because I would rather not have us buy or rent actual exercise equipment and instead build something like an obstacle course).
vov35

I say we build excersise equipment. and a basic parkour area would be pretty cool: teach a skill, have fun, and get in shape.  Razz
Selkie

You know, construction is pretty cheap right now, at least according to my uncle who is a contractor and they're all desperate for a job right now apparently.

Berming sounds awesome. They look like HOBBIT HOUSES. Oh my god that is great.
vov35

about the cost of construction... has it gone up with the current economic recession?
glorfon

Yes.
vov35

but is it enough to be a serious issue?
glorfon

Given that we hardly have any money in the first place, yes
vov35

but as i understand we were going to build in non-traditional methods anyway...?
UnMeilleurReve

non-traditional methods and as much of our own labour and planning as possible was how I perceived things to be.

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