Our floor plan was designed by our design team which includes: Joseph Costion (Passive Solar Design Consultant), Leta Vaughn (Architect & Draftsperson), Emily Niehaus (CR Executive Director), Lilian Hill (Permaculture Designer & Natural Builder), & Jacobo Marcus (Permaculture Designer & Natural Builder). 


Our floor plan is 1025 sq. ft and is an Energy Efficient Passive Solar Designed home which includes 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, with office and passive solar greenhouse. Features include: Strawbale Exterior Walls, Cob/Sandstone mass interior walls, earthen plasters, adobe floors, roundwood vigas, and PV solar electricity.


BIG thanks to a collaborative effort between Leta Vaughn and Dodson Harper of Resource Engineering Group of Crested Butte.


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​Hopi Tutskwa Permaculture Institute is a 501(c)3 U.S. non-profit fueled by passionate people. We are a community-based organization, initiating hands-on learning projects that support Hopi youth and community to develop skills and practical experience needed to promote a more ecological and healthy Hopi community. Donate to our operating expenses (eligible for a tax deduction in the U.S.).


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