Build and maintain earthship inspired mountain home in Wrightwood, CA, USA

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  • Beschreibung

    Beschreibung

    I live alone with my husky and am a software engineer for DreamWorks animation, working remotely. I am an ultra marathon runner, vegan, skier, and builder. I studied under Michael Reynolds at Earthship Biotecture and built this home for myself, inspired by his work. My place is new, about 2,000 sqft with a large attached greenhouse of about 10 ft by 50 ft, which features a greywater system like that of earthships. The home features natural materials (wood and plaster) throughout and is very comfortable all year long thanks to thermal mass, insulation, radiant floor heating and solar gain in the greenhouse.

    I just bought a CNC machine so the current project is assembling it, and then to "print" a 3D relief mural onto either wood or foam, to then decorate the 50 ft long greenhouse wall.

  • Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Hilfe bei Ökoprojekten
    Heimwerker- und Bauarbeiten
    Betreuung von Tieren

  • Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    I believe the most powerful draw of this place is the mountain atmosphere, the forest, clean air, quiet retreat from the bustle of a city, and beautiful vistas. This area was a retreat for Hollywood stars a century ago.
    Beyond that this is an opportunity to become familiar with the earthship concept as realized in a California mountain town, this includes: rainwater capture, greywater system, thermal mass as related to passive heating and cooling, gardening including the production and use of biochar, carpentry, stone masonry, lime and clay plaster, cob and adobe.

  • Arbeit

    Arbeit

    I've been building an earthship inspired home in the mountains near the closest ski resort to Los Angeles for the last 5 years. It's nearly done but I could use help finishing a few things and building an ancillary superadobe dome structure ala Cal Earth (which happens to be nearby) which I want to build as an extra bedroom in lieu of the house being built in that fashion due to the county not forthcoming in permitting that technique for the primary structure.

  • Sprachen

    Gesprochene Sprachen
    Englisch: Fließend
    Spanisch: Gute Kenntnisse

    Dieser Gastgeber bietet Sprachaustausch an
    French because I love traveling there especially for the mountains and le tour de france!

  • Unterkunft

    Unterkunft

    I have a 2 bed, 2 bath house with the guest bed and bath available for use by a workawayer, with attached bath. The kitchen and common room are shared.

  • Was noch ...

    Was noch ...

    There isn't much local transport so one would want to have a car. There is space for parking. Otherwise the town is about 6,000 people at 6,000 ft elevation in the mountains. There are many trails including the PCT nearby, and others popular for hiking and mountain biking. The Mountain High ski resort is about 5 miles away so it does snow here in the winters though usually very mild with sunny warm days but cold nights.

  • Etwas mehr Information

    Etwas mehr Information

    • Internet Zugang

    • Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

      Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

    • Wir besitzen Tiere

    • Wir sind Raucher

    • Familien möglich

  • Kann Digital Nomads unterbringen

    Kann Digital Nomads unterbringen

    I have wifi throughout the house and outside. The connection is 200Mb/sec.

  • Hier sind Haustiere in der Regel willkommen

    Hier sind Haustiere in der Regel willkommen

    I have a husky. He is great with other dogs. Compatibility with cats is unknown.

  • Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    zwei

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    Arbeitszeiten

    2 hours/day, 5 days/week

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