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  • Fabrication

    The community is designed to manufacture everything that may be necessary to maintain the desired lifestyle, community operations, and to ensure the health and well being of the community members.

  • Gardening

    Food production for the community can best be defined as growing fruits and vegetables with nuts and Spirulina (blue-green algae) to provide additional sources of nutrition, fat, and protein.

  • Management

    Project TriStar is a corporation with a Board of Directors and management teams that are responsible for the community planning, development, and day-to-day operations.

  • Spiritual

    The community is founded on the principle of being consciously responsible in every action, a principle that applies equally to the individual member and to the community as a whole.

  • Education

    To Project TriStar, the goal of life and the community is to achieve the highest possible levels of conscious evolution through personal education, also known as "experiential learning".

  • Sustainable

    The community has embraced the primary objective of sustainability through an understanding of what it means to live in harmony with nature and natural laws.

  • Membership

    Membership in the community is a commitment to yourself and the entire community with the provision that members are consciously awake and on a continuous path of self-realization and self-improvement.

  • Lifestyle

    The community "lifestyle" means having an enthusiasm for life and the way in which people interact, support, and nurture themselves and each other in everything they do.

  • Orientation

    The orientation program is designed to help each member prepare for the challenges of life in a remote, off-the-grid, and self-sustainable environment.

  • Food and Diet

    Project TriStar has determined that a raw vegan diet provides the greatest opportunity for achieving optimal health and long-term sustainability that is harmonic with the core beliefs of the community.


Why Project TriStar?

Project TriStar is an off-the-grid, eco-friendly, sustainable, and spiritual community that provides a safe and harmonious lifestyle for those who choose to live their lives based on natural and universal laws.

The intent of the Project TriStar initiative is to create a lifestyle and an environment that supports the community goals of self sufficiency, healthy living, mutual respect, individual responsibility, and personal growth.


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The exterior design of a community constructed out of prefabricated modules can take on numerous characteristics of look and feel. These characteristics are influenced by factors including: number of community members, geographic or physical location, services offered by the community, and whether the infrastructure is totally or partially subterranean.

In other words, the size of a community and the services offered by the community determine the number and size of modules used in the infrastructure design. The infrastructure may be for above ground, below ground, or a combination; be located in the mountains with steep hillsides or on a flat level plateau; and may be on rocky terrain or a sandstone bed. Whatever the case, how the exterior of the community looks is determined completely by number and type of services being included in the plan.

The Project TriStar community is designed to support a minimum of 1,000 members, is completely subterranean other than external access points, and provides all the services and features that are necessary to achieve 100% subterranean self-sustainability.

Some of the keys to achieving the infrastructure objectives are a balance between modularity, efficiency, and expense while meeting and exceeding the necessities of 100% self-sustainability, redundancy, and safety.

The below image provides a visual representation of the exterior layout of the Project TriStar subterranean design that can support up to one thousand (1,000) people. Details on the interior design and module specifications are also available. In this representation, the blue modules represent entrance, exits, and passageways. The yellow and silver modules represent all other community functions including: living quarters, food production, bathrooms & showers, fabrication & maintenance, community services, kitchen and food preparation, health services, assembly & dining, common area, utilities, and storage.



Once the size of the modular community is established, the next step is to make this infrastructure subterranean. Project TriStar considered three methods for subterranean site development. The more common and publicized subterranean development method involves digging or excavating down into the earth, lowering the modules into that excavated hole, and then back filling to cover the modules. The second method involves excavation of the surface area, positioning the modules into the excavated area, and then moving the earth from around the structure and over the top of the modules creating an elevated appearance from the outside.


The third method involves positioning the modules near a small hillside or rise in elevation, excavating the surface area, positioning the modules near this hillside, and then moving the dirt from the top of the hillside and over the entire structure. In this last method, it's necessary to choose a site location that provides a landscape for strategic positioning of the structure near rolling hills. With any one of these subterranean methods, it's important that enough dirt is placed on top of the modules to ensure adequate protection from any external cosmic, thermal, or environmental conditions.


There are a variety of considerations in determining which of these three methods to use including: logistics, structural integrity, cost, construction time, and geographic or physical location. For all of these reasons, Project TriStar has chosen this last method for creating it's subterranean modular community. This means the Project TriStar community is situated on the surface, next to a hillside, and earth is moved over the top of the entire structure.