But the real showstopper of this cool home lies beneath the vast pool that reflects the surrounding area and enhances the existing ambiance. The residential volume that houses the living area kitchen bedroom and the bathrooms is found below.
The Majestic Alps and their snow-filled slopes spread across Europe offer some of the top ski destinations on the planet. But for those across the Atlantic both USA and Canada offer some gorgeous snow-laden slopes that are equally enticing and far more accessible.
We begin with Tall Man’s Tiny House a home designed by brothers Adam and Aaron Leu (who are both 6′ 7″ tall–hence the name of the home)! What makes a house tiny? Generally the phrase “tiny house” refers to a dwelling that is less than 1000 square feet. And this compact home definitely qualifies…
Our last featured upcycled silo home is not made from a silo that holds grain. In fact this home was designed from a silo used to hold oil. Introducing the Oil Silo Home designed by PinkCloud.dk. The concept for this home involves recycling oil silos and turning them into affordable housing. Below we see the home envisioned with the help of a variety of software programs.
We end by turning our attention to Leaf House designed to shelter a family of four. Built from Forest Stewardship Certified timber and reclaimed materials this is one eco-friendly home! The space is 215 square feet including a 55 square foot sleeping loft. The photos that follow are courtesy of Leafhouse/Laird Herbert via Tiny House Talk.
And now the big question: Could you live in a modular home? If so would it be a summer place or would it be your permanent dwelling? Or perhaps you’d simply enjoy a modular structure in the garden for a little contemporary shelter on a sunny day. Share your thoughts by leaving a comment below…
With a tagline like “affordable by design” it’s hard not to be curious about ma Modular homes. The company’s mission: to make modern design accessible. In fact their modular homes are half the price of other modular homes on the market! These green homes arrive in 180 days. Not a bad turnaround time right? The price starts at $140 per square foot.