What if we hung these from the bottom of the loft(s)? We could put backs on them like couches! Or not, but have them on pulleys to store them near the ceiling to have more room during the day. Oh I have ideas! J.
The rubble trench is a cheap and effective foundation that combines drainage with load distribution. The basic principle of it has been around for thousands of years but American architect Frank Lloyd Wright brought it into the 20th century. More at www.naturalhomes.org/permahome/rubble-trench-foundation.htm