Building a sustainable family home that takes care of all its energy needs even as it keeps the carbon footprint to a bare minimum is an idea that is catching on quickly. But combining green design with contemporary aesthetics and the specific needs of individual homeowners presents a challenging task for the best of architects and designers.
The 20-foot-long tiny home is draped in cedar vertical siding on the outside with large windows and Cor-ten steel offering ample textural contrast. On the inside you can choose from a variety of materials that include oak aspen pine and maple.
By placing the living area on the top floor architects aimed to make the most of the unabated view on offer while ensuring that the lower-level bedrooms do not face the brunt of the summer heat. A lovely master bedroom a cool kids’ bedroom with custom bunk beds and a bathroom complete this exceptionally charismatic cabin.
Normally utilized for commercial the new interior also contains a cool kitchen and dining area that make the most of the bright and cheerful setting. A central light tube that is common in homes in the city ensures that there is never a dull moment in here even as additional skylights shape lovely green nooks that house indoor plants.
If there is one unmistakable trend in the world of home design it is structures that are enriched by the landscape that surrounds them even as they brush aside the conventional line between the interior and the world outside.