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Deek Diedricksen's Transforming A-Frame Getaway Cabin – Relaxshacks. Home - Postech screw piles - Thermal Screw Piles - Experts. Echo Living | Unique Small Buildings. Silvertop Cottages - Storybook Designer Homes. Here is an awesome Bed & Breakfast Retreat complex situated midway between Erica and Rawson in Victoria – www.silvertopcottages.com.au. Located in a high bushfire zone, colorbond cladding and other non-combustible materials were selected for compliance and to minimise the bushfire risk. Hats off to the owners Noel & Julie who have created a wonderful forest experience & stay for their guests.

Related Lapwing Place What to do with the wedge shaped site which narrows to the street, well maybe something like Lapwing Place Design is the answer. This narrow site design is our response to an unusual site which is narrow on the approach and widens towards the rear. Following developer guidelines and planning… November 18, 2013 In "3 Beds" Designing for the Difficult Site Every project is a challenge, particularly when faced with a complex slope, existing cuts, a detailed wishlist, a restrictive budget &/or detailed council requirements. July 23, 2013 Moorooduc Views Under Construction. Impressive 380 sq. ft. tiny home has extra-tall bedroom built over gooseneck trailer (Video) Smaller homes run a whole gamut of creativity: from hand-built earthen geodesic domes to the current plethora of interesting tiny homes that are emerging beyond the early Tumbleweed days.

Nelson Tiny Houses, a builder based in British Columbia, created this impressive 380-square-foot dwelling using a fifth-wheel utility trailer as a base. The resulting design boasts a great layout: a comfortable sitting area, guest loft and a loft-less bedroom that feels like a room in its own right. Seth Reidy of Nelson Tiny Houses gives a tour of this home, now nestled in the mountains somewhere: Nelson Tiny Houses/Video screen capture Dubbed the V House, the approximately 38' by 9' solar-powered home features an extra-wide deck and front door that opens into the sitting area. Nelson Tiny Houses/Video screen capture The home is heated with Hobbit wood stove with a fresh air intake, and also has a heat pump installed in the kitchen. The stairs leading to the bedroom has convenient storage drawers. Welcome To "Bestie Row": Lifelong Friends Build Row Of Tiny Houses In The Middle Of Nowhere.

Some friendships last forever. You hear of lifelong friends often living in the same towns just so they can socialize whenever they wish, be a part of each other’s family lives, and finally grow to be the grey-haired besties who rock on the porch and talk about the “good ol’ days”. Four couples who had been best friends for 20 years decided they were going to trump living in the same town.

No way were they going to let the business of life keep them from enjoying that special connection that they’d grown to love. So they decided to literally create their own “Bestie Row.” Because when you can say, “We’re going to be grey-haired friends,” you know you’ve found a bond that can only strengthen. They employed the assistance of architect Matt Garcia to make their dream come true.

Via Alexander Stross They purchased land along the Llano River, just outside of Austin, Texas. At first they considered one large house. Still, they wanted a space to commune together. H/T Little Things. Wikkelhouse - A HOUSE FOR YOU. Cracking The Code: Tiny Houses And Building Codes – The Tiny Life. So many of you have heard about my ebook that I have been working on, I have been putting it together over the past few months and it is finally here!

You can check it out here This guide is designed to help you navigate all the red tape when it comes to tiny housing. I have designed this manual to help you quickly familiarize yourself with some of the key bureaucratic road blocks, suggest possible pathways to building your home from the legal perspective, and several strategies to make it a success. If you are hoping to build a tiny house, this is information that you will need. For those who purchases this they will also get and additional 180 pages of reference materials and free updates on future versions! This ebook came out of me trying to figure all this stuff out, after hours of working with local code enforcement, zoning, builders, trades people and tons of research we have this book. Check it out here. Camping with Dad Just Got Cooler. A vision of an archetypal little cabin in the woods—reinterpreted with a contemporary aesthetic and a sustainable footprint—inspired Bill Yudchitz and his son, Daniel, both architects, to put their years-long dedication to the small home movement into action five years ago.

“Everything we saw was ugly, corny, and Spartan,” says Yudchitz. “We wanted to prove that architecture can be artful and soulful, but still tiny, affordable, and green.” With Yudchitz’s practice, Revelations Architects/Builders, in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, and Daniel working for architecture and engineering firm HGA in Minneapolis, the experiment would also yield a pair of weekend retreats for their families. Finding lakeside land proved surprisingly daunting; many idyllic spots, such as Wisconsin’s Door County, have zoning ordinances with minimum size requirements larger than what the Yudchitzes planned to build. “As an antidote, we built Nest,” he quips. E.D.G.E.: An Experimental Dwelling for a Greener Environment. Images Credit Dan Hoffman Architect William Yudchitz of Revelations Architects/Building Corporation designed EDGE to be an "experimental minimalist structure aims to meet basic human needs while still providing a qualitatively rich life".

Within just a 340 square foot footprint, it does a lot more than meet basic human needs. It looks rather comfortable. The key gesture that makes it work is the ceiling height, allowing two sleeping lofts, one over the kitchen and the other over the bathroom, accessible by alternating tread stairs. The construction logic started with the idea of two prefabricated boxes at each end of the building that held the mechanical systems for the house. The furniture is an integral part of the architecture constructed of the same materials as the interior: specifically designed to optimize the space, offering maximum flexibility, meeting the basic functions. There is also a rather complicated looking transformer bed/ table in the middle.

Hikari Box Tiny House Plans - PADtinyhouses.com. Granny flats: a cheap housing solution? Shane Bray of Superior Granny Flats says it can be a challenge getting council approval to build a granny flat. Photo: Justin McManus Granny flats could become a major source of cheap housing in Victoria, with the Andrews government to consider changes to strict rules preventing small backyard homes being rented out.

Victoria has some of the toughest regulations on granny flats in the nation. Although it varies from council to council, those wanting to build a small cabin in their garden typically have to prove that the future occupant is a dependent person, such as a teenager or disabled elderly parent. A 56-square-metre home in Geelong by Small Change Design and Construction. Photo: Supplied The granny flat also has to be removed if the person dies or moves out.

"There is definitely a pent-up market," said builder Sally Wills, whose company Small Change Design and Construction specialises in very small housing. The Victorian government does not collect figures on granny flats. Corrugated Bamboo Roofing Sheets — Guadua Bamboo. Corrugated bamboo roofing sheets on the other hand are cheaper, stronger, more durable, eco-friendly, and have better thermal and sound isolation. For all those reasons, bamboo proves to be a superior substitute for zinc roofing with an enormous market potential. The development of corrugated bamboo roofing sheets doesn't only make commercial sense, it also has a long term environmental and social impact as it offers income generating opportunities for rural communities involved in all stages of the production. A unit producing 500,000 m2 of roofing sheet per year will create direct and indirect employment for more than 200 people.

Most of the labor will be required for harvest, pre-processing and weaving of the bamboo mats, but also for the cultivation and maintenance of bamboo plantations, transport, marketing and sales of the finished product.

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