BOARD CONSENSUS

Consented June 1998

 

1. Site: Site will be at the beech tree where the Memorial Day Gathering occurred.

2. Budget: Budget will be $36,000.

3. Timeframe: The project will take up to 3 years.

4. Accomodation: The project will accomodate up to 50 people in its functions.

 

FUNCTIONAL CONCERNS

 

This list identifies concerns voiced about functionality of the K2 project (in no particular order):

 

1. Cooking

2. Meeting

3. Storing

4. Circling

5. Gathering

6. Lounging & Hanging Out

7. Camping

8. Expanding

9. Sleeping

10. Shitting

11. Dishwashing

12. Sheltering

13. Eating

14. Sanitation

15. Sweating

16. Bathing

17. Showering

18. Drinking

19. Heating

20. Lighting

21. Guiding & Informing

22. Accessibility

23. Delighting

24. Fundraising

25. Accomodating late night arrivals

26. Bug Protection

27. Mud Control

28. Gardening

29. Viewing (a view)

30. First Aid

31. Telephone (Emergency use only)

 

Future Functions

1. Retreating (from “winter palace”)

2. Overflow accomodation for “winter palace”

 

 

BUILDING CONCERNS

 

Below are listed various building/use divisions that have been suggested.

 

1. Kitchen

2. Bathhouse

3. Deck

4. Sweat Lodge

5. Tea House

6. Yurt

7. Kybo Palace

 

COOKING CONCERNS

 

1. Commercial layout

2. Commercial stove

3. Light (good light)

4. Separate cooking and serving areas

5. Sinks

6. Counters (lots)

7. Storage for food

8. Storage for dishes, utensils, non food items

9. Refrigeration

10. Water

11. Hot Water

12. Sewer

13. Dishwashing station separate from kitchen

14. Separate special needs stove/prep area

 

SITE CONCERNS

 

1. Position project to take advantage of sun as much as possible

2. Respect environment

3. Respect beech tree, make it part of project

4. Improve road so that drive up to project is possible

5. Consider summer & winter sun

6. Utilize logging road that drops below beech

7. Handicapped accessible

 

LIGHTING CONCERNS

 

Natural

1. Position project to take advantage of sun as much as possible

2. Consider winter & summer sun conditions

3. Consider clearing to provide more light

4. Maximize solar gain/passive solar

 

Artifical

1. Propane

2. Electric

3. Oil

4. Candle

 

CAMPING CONCERNS

 

1. Designate camping sites to control camping sprawl

2. Landscape camping sites

3. Different camping areas? Next to trail, next to road?

4. Number of sites?

 

STORAGE CONCERNS

 

1. Equipment

2. Food

3. Utensils, Dishes

4. Personal (cubbies)

5. General

6. Under building

 

SLEEPING CONCERNS

 

1. On floor

2. Beds (built in?)

3. Loft

 

ENERGY & HEATING CONCERNS

 

1. Maximize solar gain/passive solar

2. Consider solar electric panels

3. Insulate buildings for winter access

4. Woodstove for heat

5. Wood-fired hotwater

6. Stove & refrigeration energy source? (propane, wood?)

 

WATER CONCERNS

 

1. Well provides drinkable water

2. Water storage system

3. Water pressure

4. Sinks (kitchen, handwashing, outside, dishwashing)

5. Showers

6. Bath

7. Hot water

8. Sewer (water disposal)

9. Spigot outside

10. Drinking fountain

 

DESIGN CONCERNS

 

Building Types

 

1. Sugar shack

2. Shed with clerostory

3. Mobil home

4. Standard house

5. Open air pavilion

6. Kiosk with “wings”

7. Chicken house

8. Greek Revival

 

Building Arrangements

 

1. Around beech

2. Deck around beech, building behind

3. Zig-zag (buildings arranged in a W shape)

4. Telescoping house

5. Both sides of road

 

Structural Models

 

1. Heavy Timber

2. Standard Frame

3. Pole construction

4. Straw Bale

 

Other

 

1. Tin Roof

2. Rustic look

3. Porch (screened?)

4. Proposed sizes: 30x15, 20x16, 18x12, 24x20, 36x24

5. Made with timber from our land

 

ACCESSIBILITY CONCERNS

 

1. Handicapped accessible

2. Drop off and load & kitchen

3. Easy access to parking lot (improve road)

4. Maintain trails to preserve environment

 

EATING CONCERNS

 

1. Dining area near kitchen

2. Dining area convertible to gathering

3. Built-in tables

4. Dishwashing station accessble to dining area

5. Service area not in kitchen (not in way of cooks)

6. Water station accessbile to dining area