BUILDING INFORMATION MODELLING

BIM will benefit Keep, and is rapidly evolving from 3D to 4D to virtual prototyping and reality.  Disadvantages include initial short term costs.   Design advantages include real time collaboration among professionals, contractors and inspectors.  What if scenarios can be tested.  Clashes can be predicted in geometry, reachability, fire,  earthquake, etc., response.   During construction […]

PARENTS

The first three floors accommodate only 9 Masters each, making for a total of 200 Parents. Parents stay free of charge, and attendance is a privilege, not a right.  Parents will supervise their children and support involvement in school and playground activities.  Parents are screened to preclude all but the most sensitive, prompt and effective […]

POWER GENERATION

We would like to be on the grid, and aspire to export energy if possible.  Ten sources are contemplated.  Hydro via waterwheel instead of turbine.  That is because of the educational and entertainment value of waterwheels.  Specially designed slow generators are available.  Wind power has esthetic concerns, ie., an eyesore.  Also a setting with a […]

HAIR, DENTAL, PETS

Some services will be available in the local town.  Pharmacy is in house, handled by the Physician.  Accounting for Keep is the responsibility of the Lawyer, with additional help with notary and clerical functions for Masters.  Dental service to be provided in town.  Fillings not extractions! Optometrist services subsidized and in town.  Haircuts subsidized in […]

COMPUTER

This post is based on much more detailed information and specifications stolen along with our  computer!  A hasty summary is better than no post at all. Computer would be a mainframe in the main hotel.  Estimated cost $100,000 for the mainframe, $6 million for software.  Also the clinic, kitchen and computer will require clean rooms. […]

Freedom

Keep is not a prison.  Masters would be allowed to go when reasonable.  An eight year old with a hot dog announcing he is leaving at 11:00 PM to feed a cougar he spotted in the woods would not be allowed out. That does not mean we hate eight year olds and cougars.  Lawsuits, newspaper […]