In August 2014, Red Feather returned to the Village of Hotevilla on the Hopi Reservation to partner with the Sekayumptewa family to build a post and beam, straw bale home that represents the "next generation" of Red Feather's energy-efficient, affordable, sustainable homes. In October of 2013, Red Feather hosted the first phase of a community “design charrette” on the Hopi Reservation for the purpose of developing plans for the next generation of our super energy efficient and affordable straw bale homes. The charrette provided a forum for existing homeowners, community members, and other tribal stakeholders to share their ideas for integrating culturally significant design elements into the new home. Participants also discussed lessons learned from previous Red Feather builds and other construction projects on the reservation, as well as new collaborative opportunities that would support traditional Hopi lifeways. The new design:
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