Here’s what you see when you open the tiny front door- most of the house. Having spaces flow into each other and adding natural light from plenty of windows makes the house feel bigger. This week I’d like to take you on a photo tour of Brittany Yunker’s 165 s.f….”
Even if you don’t like shipping container homes, this house has lots of good ideas that can be utilized on other designs.
“Kam Kasravi and Connie Dewitt wanted a modern cabin that wouldn’t disrupt the Redwoods on their property. First they considered prefabs, but quickly realized they wouldn’t fit up the narrow road to their land in the Santa Cruz mountains. So they convinced their friend, architect David Fenster, to design them a home made from shipping containers.
Built from recycled cargo containers hand-picked from the Port of Oakland, Six Oaks was built around the footprint of the land. The containers were building blocks that were cut and stacked to fit between Redwoods along a steep grade.”
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Shipping container family home: building blocks in Redwoods is a post from: Natural Building Blog
“After years of living in big cities, Sonny and Linda Jobe decided to make a change as they entered into retirement. Buying a farm in Doddridge County in West Virginia, Sonny and Linda decided to live completely off-the-grid. They’ve installed several solar panels and also make their own honey and maple syrup. They have a garden, raise chickens and are considering goats in the near future. They claim they can go for months and not have to go to town if they want to. Video by West Virginia Uncovered.”
Source: Daily Mail.com
Couple Goes Off Grid, on to Savings is a post from: Natural Building Blog