Long-Term Sustainable Solutions for Immediate Challenges – One Community Weekly Progress Update #277

Long-term sustainable solutions for immediate challenges are a path to addressing long-term challenges too. One Community is creating open source versions of these for food, energy, housing, education, for-profit and non-profit economic design, social architecture, fulfilled living, global stewardship practices, and more.

Long-Term Sustainable Solutions for Immediate Challenges, One Community Weekly Progress Update #277

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One Community’s physical location will forward this movement as the first of many self-replicating teacher/demonstration communities, villages, and cities to be built around the world. This is the July 15, 2018 edition (#277) of our weekly progress update detailing our team’s development and accomplishments:

Long-Term Sustainable Solutions For Immediate Challenges
One Community Progress Update #277

Here is the bullet-point list of this last week’s design and progress discussed in detail in the video above:

LONG-TERM SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS FOR IMMEDIATE CHALLENGES INTRO: @0:34

HIGHEST GOOD HOUSING: @7:56

DUPLICABLE CITY CENTER: @9:58

HIGHEST GOOD FOOD: @11:55

  • Continued writing the behind-the-scenes narrative and detailed food rollout plan for the various stages of development (see below)

HIGHEST GOOD EDUCATION: @12:36

HIGHEST GOOD SOCIETY: @13:13

LONG-TERM SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS FOR IMMEDIATE CHALLENGES SUMMARY: @13:46

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HIGHEST GOOD HOUSING PROGRESS

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This week the core team working with Michael Hagler (Senior Graphic Designer and Artist) completed another round of edit requests, updates, and mockups along with adding Michael’s latest approved and finalized images to the Earthbag Village (Pod 1)Straw Bale Village (Pod 2), and Cob Village (Pod 3) open source hubs. You can see some of this work here.

Highest Good Housing, Long-Term Sustainable Solutions for Immediate Challenges, One Community Weekly Progress Update #277

Continued Edits & Added Finalized Images to 3 Housing Pages – Click for Highest Good Housing Page

Michael also integrated another round of suggestions and edits into all the pages shown here. These, like the previous images, are all from the 7-villages book we’re developing. We’d say we are now about 80% complete with it.

Highest Good Housing, Long-Term Sustainable Solutions for Immediate Challenges, One Community Weekly Progress Update #277

Integrated Another Round of Suggestions and Edits Into Several Pages – Click for Highest Good Housing

Hemanth Kotaru (Structural Engineer) completed his 16th week helping with the structural engineering research and calculations for the Earthbag Village (Pod 1). This week’s focus was research and beginning nail embedment calculations to see if this is a viable option for replacing barbed wire. You can see some of this work-in-progress here.

structural engineering research and calculations, Earthbag Village, Pod 1, Long-Term Sustainable Solutions for Immediate Challenges, One Community Weekly Progress Update #277

Continued with the Structural Engineering Research and Calculations for the Earthbag Village – Click for Page

Also, Shadi Kennedy (Artist and Graphic Designer) completed his 15th week leading the development of the Murphy bed instructions. This week Shadi finished the last set of diagrams for the back storage section, went through all diagrams assigning correct parts labels and formatting, and went through all the steps checking for appropriate use of tool symbols.

Murphy Bed Instructions, Long-Term Sustainable Solutions for Immediate Challenges, One Community Weekly Progress Update #277

Continued Leading the Development of the Murphy Bed Instructions – Click for Page

Dean Scholz (Architectural Designer) continued with the Cob Village (Pod 3) render updates also. Here is update 122 of Dean’s work that produced this initial test render of the dining area looking South.

Cob Village, Cob Village Renders, Long-Term Sustainable Solutions for Immediate Challenges, One Community Weekly Progress Update #277

Continued Cob Village Render Updates – Click for Page

Mihaela “Michelle” Pinzaru (Interior Designer and Architectural Drafter) also completed her 19th week working on the Tree House Village (Pod 7) residential renders. This week she created this 1st-floor and 2nd-floor top-down render of the residential designs. Both of these are now integrated into the website also.

Tree House Village Residential Renders, Long-Term Sustainable Solutions for Immediate Challenges, One Community Weekly Progress Update #277

Continued Working on Tree House Village Residential Renders – Click for Page

DUPLICABLE CITY CENTER PROGRESS

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This week the core team continued rebuilding the City Center geodesic dome in 3D. This week we continued the shell structure process from the bottom up, finishing rows 1 and 6, as shown here.

City Center Geodesic Dome in 3D, Long-Term Sustainable Solutions for Immediate Challenges, One Community Weekly Progress Update #277

Continued Rebuilding the City Center Geodesic Dome in 3D – Click for Page

The core team working with Dipti Dhondarkar (Electrical Engineer) also continued developing the lighting specifics for the City Center. This is Dipti’s 85th week volunteering on this task and the focus this week was finalizing the Living Dome hallway:

City Center Living Dome Hallway Light Distribution Tests, One Community, Long-Term Sustainable Solutions for Immediate Challenges, One Community Weekly Progress Update #277

Continued Developing the Lighting Specifics for the City Center – Click for Page

….and these public men’s and women’s restroom lighting tests, which you can see now on the website also.

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Finished Public Men’s and Women’s Restroom Lighting Tests – Click for Page

Haoxuan “Hayes” Lei (Structural Engineer) continued work on the City Center structural engineering. This week’s focus was revising the spreadsheet for floor beam layout with the latest naming format and adding notes on the drawings for the beam layout.

City Center structural engineering, Long-Term Sustainable Solutions for Immediate Challenges, One Community Weekly Progress Update #277

Continued Working on the City Center Structural Engineering – Click for Page

Anvita Kumari Pandey (Civil Engineer) completed her 13th week helping with the Duplicable City Center Materials and Costs. This week’s focus was working on the dome structure quantities and materials costs, additional corrections to the kitchen equipment cost analysis sheet, and researching LEED materials recommendations for roofing, windows, and doors. You can see some of this work here.

Duplicable City Center Materials and Costs, Long-Term Sustainable Solutions for Immediate Challenges, One Community Weekly Progress Update #277

Continued Helping with the Duplicable City Center Materials and Costs – Click for Page

Mike Hogan (Automation Systems Developer and Business Systems Consultant) also helped with researching and initial selection of the Control and Automation Systems hardware, you can see some examples of this here.

Control and Automation Systems, Long-Term Sustainable Solutions for Immediate Challenges, One Community Weekly Progress Update #277

Helped with Researching and Initial Selection of Control and Automation Systems Hardware – Click for Page

Last but not least, Dehua Feng (Civil Engineer) completed his 11th week working on the fire suppression and safety systems designs for the City Center. This week he finished pressure requirement calculations and updates for zones H, K, and N and updated the related piping layouts in AutoCAD, some of which you can see here.

Fire Suppression and Safety Systems Design, City Center, Long-Term Sustainable Solutions for Immediate Challenges, One Community Weekly Progress Update #277

Continued Work on Fire Suppression and Safety Systems Design for the City Center – Click for Page

HIGHEST GOOD FOOD PROGRESS

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This week, the core team continued writing the behind-the-scenes narrative and detailed food rollout plan for the various stages of development. This week we we researched the R, U, & K insulation values of Poly Keder greenhouse cladding that may be our choice due to its strength and longevity. We also researched the Stout method using hay mulch, and although it appears to work, further research is required before use.

Food Rollout Plan, Long-Term Sustainable Solutions for Immediate Challenges, One Community Weekly Progress Update #277

Continued Writing the Behind-the-Scenes Narrative and Detailed Food Rollout Plan – Click for Page

HIGHEST GOOD EDUCATION PROGRESS

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This week, the core team updated the resource sections of the alternative education pages coving Reggio Emilia Theory and ApplicationBloom’s Taxonomy, and Howard Gardner Multiple Intelligences. The purple links in the graphic here are new and the best our research was able to uncover.

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Updated the Resource Sections of the Alternative Education Pages – Click for Page

HIGHEST GOOD SOCIETY PROGRESS

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This week David Olivero (Mechanical Engineer & Data Scientist) helped update the open source AutoCAD template to fix and better diversify some of the HVAC-related colors and layers. You can see some of this here.

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Helped Update the Open Source AutoCAD Template – Click for Page

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