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CASE STUDY : Stone Wing

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NOTE – THIS IS A CASE STUDY FOR MY FUTURE PROJECT, NOT AN EXISTING EXAMPLE

This delta retaining wall design features a large common area with large storage/moisture areas to the left and right with sloped walls. The wall design, which would most likely be painted in flat eggshell and maroon colors, is designed to reflect some light back down and up while the maroon areas absorb heat into the top of the walls and some parts of the ceiling. Large supporting beams break up the monotony and distribute the load of the earthen ceiling (10-12″ of re-inforced concrete).

Floor Plan (V4)

Note – this design has not been structurally analyzed or professionally engineered and blueprinted yet, so please don’t consider it a starting point for building for the time being.

 

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Underground Home Details

Name: Stone Wing
Location: Bastrop,TX
Square Footage: 1200 +
Construction Materials: cast in-place reinforced concrete for roof walls and floor, natural stone or faux finish, tile, ceramic
Earth Cover: 12 to 16"
Architect: being self-designed by Ryan Bishop
Heating and Cooling: A/C to be integrated along with backup wood-burning stove.
Year Built n/a
Waterproofing: Neoprene, plastic membrane
Insulation: to be determined
Concrete Wall Thickness: 10"
Concrete Roof Thickness: 12"