To Live Simple and Efficient Doesn't Mean Living like a Caveman

To Live Simple and Efficient Doesn't Mean Living like a Caveman

You will want to take a closer look at an energy-efficient home with a folded roof | ASGK Design. The energy efficient tiny house is called House Zilvar, and it is a small wooden house that has an unusual shape. The unique appearance of the tiny house comes from what is essentially a shed roof that folds and twists along the entire length of the tiny house. The roof changes the direction of the slope from one end of the tiny house to the other. The tiny house is located in rural Bohemia and was designed by the Prague studio ASGK Design. A family of three own the tiny house. The family wanted a small house that was energy-efficient, and that would bring them closer together. The best reason for tiny house living!

The for the tiny house is at one end of the house, along with the bathroom and the storage closets. The rest of the tiny house is 624 square feet. The ground floor of the tiny house is an open living area that has an eat-in kitchen that sits in the middle of the house and at the far end a lounge space. There are two separate bedroom lofts that overlook the living area, which allows for easy communication between the family members. Both lofts overlook the living area; but they cannot be seen from each other; with the lowered roof valley in the middle of the tiny house dividing the upper part of the tiny house in two, which gives the bedrooms a bit of privacy. Each loft space can be reached by an industrial-style steel staircase.

The ground floor of the tiny house space is cinched in the middle, with a terrace that pushes into the side of the tiny home. That combined with the roof shape offers a unique space where much of the interior is visible while you move around the living area. The way the natural sunlight works within the tiny house, changes dramatically through the day, making it at times feel like you are in a canyon. The lounge area in the tiny house space is comprised of a multi-level platform that has large windows that face a pond on one side of the house and meadows on the other. There is some book storage space and a firewood space under the edges of the raised floors. Along with hatches that provide access to more under-floor storage.The tiny house is well-insulated with mineral wool insulation in the walls that is covered by fibreboard on the exterior. The fibreboard allows the walls to breathe and allow for water vapor can diffuse out instead of condensing inside the wall cavity.

If you've ever wondered what it might be like to live in a tiny house, this tiny house site is sure to give you an idea. Did you know that tiny houses have been around for thousands of years? We just haven't always called them that. Many of the tiny houses you might be familiar with might include yurts from Central Asia, log cabins from the more northern climates where coniferous trees are readily available (now you will see log cabins wherever you go in the world), igloos in the Arctic and cob cottages in Europe. This site has all sorts of glimpses and great photos of a wide variety of tiny house designs from a forest cottage in Sweden, a owl tree cabin, a tiny sod roofed house, a tiny cottage on the Oregon coast and a backyard cottage to name a few. You will also find tiny houses with great names like the tiny shotgun cottage in New Orleans, the Hillsborough River dock house, and the Birdhouse tiny cottage.

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