Octagon Apex prototype – southern Sask. 1999

This innovative project demonstrated a new modular building technique while achieving affordability. An important part of this project was the training provided to the participating Nekaneet apprentice carpenters. Nekaneet input played a key part in the construction of both houses.

The conical roof system used was economical due to the reduced labour required for its construction. A modified 42′ grain bin roof was used. It requires a multi-sided or round wall structure. We chose the octagon, at the time, for it`s several advantages.