FOUR DIRECTIONS INSTITUTE

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    Four Directions Institute is currently constructing its new campus at Hesperia Lake, Hesperia, California.  Phase I of the project is approximately 75% complete and 86% funded.  Completing this phase will necessitate the securing of an additional $100,000 in capital grant funding.
Proposal Summary:  
Phase I* The Kivas - Construction of primary offices, classroom, and museum around a "Great Kiva" and contemporary Pueblo motif comprising the 50' circular Great Kiva classroom, 11 20' domes, and restrooms.

* Only Phase I is addressed in this grant request

Building details:
Buildings Construction
5 - 20' circumference by 12' foot high domes (314 sq/ft each) Gunite, lathe, rebar, polyurethane
5 - 20' circumference by 18' high domes (314 sq/ft each) Gunite, lathe, rebar, polyurethane
1 - 50' circumference by 12' ceiling 7 17" exterior walls with flat roof; interior trellis ramada supporting ceiling (1964 sq/ft) Gunite, lathe, rebar, polyurethane walls; cedar or fir ramada; roof TBD
1 - 20' circumference dome with 7' fountain Completed (314 sq/ft) Brick
2 - 12' x 30' restrooms with 3 stalls and 2 showers, flat roof (360 sq/ft each) TBD
  Note:  Slab, footings, rough plumbing, rough electrical completed except for 30' courtyard slab.
 
Grading
Grading and landscaping plan required for entire approximately 3 acres to accommodate eventual construction of Phase II
Phase II Contemporary Pueblo Bonito - Construction of a 3 story Pueblo Bonito style building which will include eating, meeting, gallery, store, restroom, and administration facilities on the first floor, and student and faculty camping style housing on the second and third floor, and a pond with a nature walk, 40+/- vendor booths, and archeology educational facilities.
 
Buildings Construction
1 - 30' x 90' Archeology building (2,700 sq/ft) TBD
1 - 250' x 50' (approx) 3 story pueblo ground floor housing store, gallery, eating, banquet, kitchen, student housing (12,500 sq/ft 1st floor); student housing (7,000 sq/ft 2nd floor); faculty housing (3,500 sq/ft 3rd floor) TBD
1 - 1,100 x 9' linear exterior wall Straw hay, gunite, rebar
Pond TBD
Sidewalks and stalls TBD