Project Archives

  • Concept Drawings and EI Update

    Here are a few more concept drawings of Saba Center. As you can see, some of the roof layers aren’t on yet, (we’re still working out the feasibility of having an earth-roof.) Note the extended roof overhangs, they might actually need to be a couple feet longer just to make sure the walls stay dry.Continue… Read more

  • Earth Island and Saba Center

    As we finish our preparations for the Earth Island Institute sponsorship interview tomorrow, one thing we have been working hard on is the 3D model of Saba Center. Below are some early 3D sketches. We’re interested in your feedback. What you see is a work in progress. We are new to using Google Sketchup andContinue… Read more

  • Moss Gardening and 3D Design

    Saba Cooperative members have been busy. Besides giving a talk on intentional communities at the Alternatives Exposition, and preparing for a meeting with the Earth Island Institute, we’ve also started a moss garden and began the process of converting our 2D design sketches into 3D models with Google Sketchup. Below you’ll find a picture ofContinue… Read more

  • Land and Plants

    Saba is on the search for land. Specifically, we’re looking for a sunny southern-facing hillside on at least ten acres. We went by and saw this beautiful lot located in Orange, NH. It’s on twelve and a half acres, it’s got lots of great enormous boulders, and since it’s been partially logged in the pastContinue… Read more

  • Grounds Design Updated

    In response to popular demand, the parking lot has been replaced with a solarium spa. We think it makes more sense to have a place of relaxation and rejuvenation near Saba Center and have thus relegated the parking area to somewhere along the road. Feel free to tell us what you think in a comment.Continue… Read more

  • Tell Us What You Think

    Saba now has lots of info (and pictures!) of our plans for the grounds. Check it out and give us some feedback. Read more

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