A proposed community project is called CATALYST - Retreat and Music Center - Hudson Valley, that has the following vision: "Empowering all people to feel and move better, Catalyst serves as a year-round residency, educational retreat center, venue, and international hub for musicians of all disciplines".
Excerpt from the website www.catalystmaha.com:
"BIOTEKT Earthen Homes
Single, and multi-occupancy earthen structures will be our primary building method:
-Pleasing to the eyes, senses
-Acoustically favorable curvilinear interior
-Naturally sound-proof exterior
-Heated and cooled with green energy
-Built in half the time and cost as conventional construction
-Lasts for hundreds of years without maintenance"
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