Get A Pauper A Proper House
Having a non-architectural engineering background, I emphasized on bringing in fresh & innovative approach in construction-planning, so that it can offer a "REAL SOLUTION" (damn cheap + secure + sustainable + durable). Entire Cost = $255.50 only!

Solution

KEY - POINTS 

 

·         CONSTRUCTION PLAN :

1.        Earth Bag Foundation + Earth Bag Load-Bearing Structure

2.        Paper Crete + Stucco Wall Finish (latex coating in wall-exterior            without primer)

3.        Reciprocal Roof Structure (With Rubber Sheet Protective Cover) 

4.        Door and Window Frames - Wooden, Self-Built

5.        Adobe Floor with Flagstones

·         POTENTIAL OPTIONS FOR FLEXIBILITIES IN CONSTRUCTION :

1.        Modification needed for cycle/storm prone coastal area;           modification needed for earthquake prone zones; some other   options for rain prone zone; alternatives to use for construction in   anti-social activity-prone areas etc.

2.        Other modifications according to different climatic region (hot/cold)

·         COOKING SPACE & REST-CHAMBER (separated by a curtain) : 

1.        Hobo Stove (self-built from discarded Tin Can)

2.        "Freedom Water Filter" originated to facilitate poor in Bangladesh &    India

3.        Cottrell (cheap electrostatic) Precipitator 

4.        Folding Bed and Folding Chair

·         CALCULATION SHEET-1: TOTAL INTERNAL SURFACE AREA TO PAINT :

                Self-explanatory

 

·         CALCULATION SHEET-2: TOTAL COST CALCULATION FOR ENTIRE PROJECT :  

                Self-explanatory. And it is $255.50 (much less than $300)

 

·         ADDITIONAL TIPS (NOT A PART OF PROJECT, BUT ENHANCING FACTORS) :

1.        Grid-tied Net-Metering System from Photo-Voltaic Array

2.        Underground Heating and Cooling Systems


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