Eco Nest 1200 Plan This 1434 sf home was designed specifically for an off grid building site. It's floorplan allows all spaces to be easily heated by the solar gain or by the woodstove at night. The main bedroom has its own bathroom and there is a cozy sleeping loft above the dining area for guests. The screened porch expands the living area to encompass the outdoors and the storage room will hold the bikes and garden tools. Floor Plan All of Integral Design Studio's strawbale plans incorporate an internal modified post and beam structure, with bales on edge as infill. These plans include all four elevations, scaled floorplans, cross section details, other significant construction details. *In some cases the prints may be on 24"x36" sheets.
Article Index Page | EcoLiving Articles about projects that save you money. viewing 1 - 5 of 55 results. Old furnace, washer or water heater?By C.M. Upgrading your furnace, water heater or washing machine to the most energy efficient models will immediately slash your energy or water bills. more Topics: Draft-proof Your HouseBy Rhea Seymour How to identify air leaks in your home, then seal cracks with caulking or weather stripping and apply for rebates to reduce your expenses. Green Kitchen Design IdeasBy Catherine Therrien See which appliances, kitchen cabinets, floor tiles and countertops make the greenest choices when you want to upgrade your kitchen.
Roundhouse Studio Plan Perfect for home offices and studios of all kinds, and also as a tiny house. Ideal beginner's project. This studio is one of the simplest, most practical of my designs. Multiple units can be connected if you want to add on later or they can be built as free standing structures in clusters pavilion style. Numerous roof options available. 177 sq. ft. interior, fold-out bed, 1 bath: footprint: 18' diameter, plus buttress. My main goal has been to reduce the cost of housing, while also making the designs sustainable, easy to build and livable. Cost: How much do earthbag houses cost? Kitchens: A great deal of thought has gone into the kitchens I design. Baths: Most baths are standard 5 feet wide. Floors: I recommend floors made of earth, stone or recycled brick. Plaster: Most people use earth or lime plaster on earthbag houses. Heat: Wood stoves serve as the heating system in virtually all my designs. Windows: All windows are standard sizes. Doors: Exterior doors are all 36" wide.
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Free Plans Several free plans by Owen Geiger are now available: Preview the Economizer House Plan here.Economizer House Plan PDF Solar Pit House PDF Preview the Solar Pit House plan here. esert Shelters PDF Preview Desert Shelters by searching this phrase in the built-in search in the right hand column. Craftsman Bamboo/Plastic Bottle House PDF (Honorable Mention in Shelters for All housing competition) Preview the Craftsman plan here. oot Cellar Plan Earthbag House for Haiti View download complete complete plans at Teach Democracy.org. Want to see more plans? Sun Plans :: Sun-Inspired Passive Solar House Plans Forest View 2 features abundance of arches inside and out just like the older, original Forest View, but this client wanted the master bedroom on the cool northeast side of the house. They also desired the sunroom to be on the southeast corner. The shallow porch on the south creates a nice place for sitting without blocking winter sun and the arched columns make the south view even more attractive than the front of the house! First Floor This three bedroom, two bath home feels much larger than it is with the variety of spaces found in larger homes. Carport or Garage The plan comes with an attached carport with storage area, but there are many options for changing it. Construction Info The foyer, dining, and great room have 12' ceilings. Modification Ideas Since these ideas may affect energy performance and structural integrity, they should only be undertaken with professional assistance. Want to study this sun-inspired house design? Ready to build this house plan?
Rich the Cabin Man's Extra Long Tiny House on Wheels Now here’s a tiny house on wheels that more folks might be open to. To me it’s like a breed between a Park Model and a Tiny House. Most park models are wider than 8’6″ so you need a special permit to tow it. But not this one. Rich Daniels built it at just 8′ wide so you can still tow it yourself. Images: Rich Daniels This little cabin is 8′ x 34′ so a total of about 272 square feet of space without including the loft living space. Bathroom Building a House on a Trailer If you’re curious as how this all works (how to build a stick built house on a trailer) I highly recommend this book. Kitchen Safe Staircase to Loft Loft Spacious Loft to Sleep In Floor Plan Images: Rich’s Portable Cabins Find Rich so he can Build your next Cabin! If you’re interested in Rich having a cabin built for you head on over to his website right now to learn more and let him know I sent you. Would you build a cabin on a trailer this long? How do you feel about a longer than normal cabin on wheels?
Maisons intégrées dans le paysage Les anglais les nomment "earth house". Une "earth house" est un style architectural caractérisé par l'utilisation du terrain naturel dans la construction des murs de la maison. Une earth house est habituellement installée partiellement dans le sol et recouverte d'une fine végétation. Ce type de maison est l'une des plus efficaces sur le plan énergétique. En Suisse (Dietikon), village conçu par Peter Vetsch, version très moderne : Cette implantation contraste avec l'environnement des maisons individuelles traditionnelles. La résidence se compose de 9 maisons, dont certaines peuvent comporter jusqu'à 7 chambres. États-Unis : Cette maison est intégrée dans le paysage et possède des murs en béton sur deux côtés avec des murs de verre entre. Surface totale de la maison : 255 m² pour 3 chambres. Écosse, îles Hébrides Version moderne d'une construction de l'âge de pierre. Pays de Galles Maison qu'on peut facilement louper si on n'y prête garde. Maison enterrée unique en Suisse (Vals)