Choosing the foundation for your mountain home requires paying attention to good counsel. Most people and even many builders have no idea how important these choices are for building in the mountains. In this video, Sean addresses the three key components to determine the best kind of foundation for your project. First, topography. Your topography should dictate what type of foundation system you should consider. Secondly, structure is the foundation system and could include cinder block. superior walls, poured walls or ICF’s (Insulated Concrete Form). Lastly, topography and structure of your lot will dictate how you are going to use the home. Some items to consider will be the driveway approach the location of the garage, whether your foundation will include a basement, crawl or slab.