Autonomous Tent

The Autonomous Tent

The Autonomous Tent concept was sprouted by Phil Parr, an IT person with no prior experience in the building trades or design realm. With the assistance of legendary architect Harry Gesner, he has created an incredibly unique building concept. The Autonomous Tent is a fabric and skeletal structure that has evolved […]

Silver Leaf Cohousing

The architects rendering of a typical residential unit.

The Silver Leaf Cohousing project in our hometown of Paonia, Colorado is beginning the first stages of infrastructure installation as of late 2016. The project is geared toward community elders who wish to share amenities and ultimately have a small footprint on the Town and planet.

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Old Snowmass Remodel

Entrance view

The Old Snowmass Remodel project converted a conventionally framed home into a larger residence with straw bale walls in a highly desirable area of Pitkin County in Colorado. The architectural design was performed by Land+Shelter of Carbondale, CO who thoughtfully converted an outdated structure into a beautiful one using sustainable materials.

Odisea […]

High Mountain Chalet (Hell Canyon Road)

South Elevation

During the summer of 2000 and into the spring of 2001 Odisea acted as one of two General Contractors (in partnership with Ed Haimes Construction) on a very unique and award-winning project located near Estes Park, Colorado.

The project consisted of a weekend getaway “cabin” on a large parcel of land surrounded […]

Straw Bale Horse Arena and Caretaker’s Residence

Interior of the arena during construction.

During the year of 2006 Odisea acted as the general contractor on the largest bale structure at the time in North America. Located above the Roaring Fork Valley near scenic Carbondale, Colorado, this project included a central, interior horse arena with storage and boarding facilities. It also included […]

Golden Run Annexation

Zoning Map

Odisea is part of a team of hand-picked consultants on the annexation of the largest remaining undeveloped parcel of land in East Boulder County, Colorado. Golden Run is a 360-acre parcel that is within the planning area of the Town of Erie.

Odisea is the lead planner during the annexation phase, including […]

ANA National Maintenance Facility (NMF)

Barracks to be rehabilitated on the interior.

The Afghanistan National Army, National Maintenance Facility is a multifunctional maintenance compound in the center of Kabul, Afghanistan. Technologists Inc performed the design and construction of the facility with a successful turnover in the Spring of 2012. Both principals/owners of Odisea were part of the NMF team […]

Jalalabad Airfield (JAF) Wastewater Treatment Plant

The close-out team at the time of turnover to the USACE.

Jalalabad Airfield (JAF, also known as FOB Fenty) houses over 5,000 personnel ranging from airfield staff to our deployed troops as they perform their duties in Eastern Afghanistan. It is a strategically important airfield due to its proximity with Pakistan and the border […]

ANP National Police Training Center (NPTC)

Exterior of the compound looking Northwest.

The Afghanistan National Police NPTC was completed by Technologists Inc (Ti) in 2012 and is a project on which both Principals from Odisea worked extensively. The ANP NPTC was designed to house and train up to 5,000 ANP trainees at any given time while also supporting their Afghan […]

Straw House Market

The building following the second coat of cement-based plaster.

Another very unique project was the engineering and construction activities on the Straw House Market in Helena, MT. During the summer and fall of 2003, Odisea had a few “firsts” on this project.

This project was our first commercial bale engineering project. It was […]

Projects

Constructed Wetland WWTP

Constructed Wetland WWTP

  Odisea was hired to design a wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) for Kittitian Hills resort [...]
Golden Run Annexation

Golden Run Annexation

Odisea is part of a team of hand-picked consultants on the annexation of the largest remaining undev[...]
ANA National Maintenance Facility (NMF)

ANA National Maintenance Facility (NMF)

The Afghanistan National Army, National Maintenance Facility is a multifunctional maintenance compou[...]
Vail Covered Bridge Restoration

Vail Covered Bridge Restoration

The Vail Covered Bridge is a historical landmark in the heart of this world-famous ski town.  The br[...]
Silver Leaf Cohousing

Silver Leaf Cohousing

The Silver Leaf Cohousing project in our hometown of Paonia, Colorado is beginning the first stages [...]
Southeast Jay Ave Bridge Replacement

Southeast Jay Ave Bridge Replacement

Odisea acts as the Town Engineer for Cedaredge, Colorado, and therefore performs a wide array of ser[...]
Straw House Market

Straw House Market

Another very unique project was the engineering and construction activities on the Straw House Marke[...]
Alternative and Highly Scalable Water and Wastewater Treatment

Alternative and Highly Scalable Water and Wastewater Treatment

We are huge consumers and wasters of water.  In its purest form, or as a contaminated waste product,[...]