After learning about the cultural needs and expatiations of a housing in Haiti, we set to work in identifying a strategy to address the idea of creating a $300 house. The Haitians expressed the need not of extremely cheep housing but that of jobs. So how could our house design spur job creation. This along with getting local material costs led us to identifying […]
One of my long time readers, Joseph Sandy, is one of the contenders in the Shed of the Year competition. Here’s what Joseph says about his shed: Originally designed for storage, it now also serves as a quiet retreat from the main house. It features rain-screen siding of reclaimed redwood fencing. A polycarbonate clerestory provides ample […]
Here’s a really nice little tiny house design by Joseph Sandy. I really like the opposing roof lines and how that might help direct rain water into a cistern. Nice use of interior space too and features a cantilevered loft. Tiny House Design – 120 sq. ft.