You can see berms at the back (north end) of the roof to channel collected water from the roof into the cisterns. The ducting to accomplish this collection is not shown. The two cylinders behind the earthship are the cisterns. (I am so excited!!)
I will be updating the drawings on this page as I continue to update the building plans.
I had hoped to include PDF files of the drawings, but I am having problems uploading PDF’s to the server. In the interim I have included the drawings as JPEG’s.
The plan set consists of the following six drawings:
This is the first draft of our earthship’s plan set!
This plan set is unfinished but it does give an idea of the direction the plans are heading.
The drawings are incomplete and not entirely consistent.
Over the coming weeks I will be updating these plans as I finalize our plans for submission to our local building authority.
Feb 17, 2009 Modified floorplan and foundation pages with new bathroom layout.
Feb 19, 2009 Continued to update all pages. Still have not done engineering on plans. I think I am going to have to add additional pages for gray water and plumbing.
March 4, 2009 Submitted plan set to the Thompson Nicola Regional District Building Department. I added a page for gray water design, added additional details on the roof page for water collection, and made many changes on the other pages. We were told to expect somewhere around two weeks for review of the plans. This is exciting …