The Big Book of Small House Designs 75 Award-Winning Plans by Don Metz, Catherine Tredway, Kenneth R. Tremblay, Lawrence

By Don Metz, Catherine Tredway, Kenneth R. Tremblay, Lawrence Von Bamford

The massive e-book of Small apartment Designs is a set of greater than 500 drawings illustrating all features of seventy five small houses of varied types, from a brand new England farmhouse to a worldly metal body to a Santa Fe ranch. each one layout contains distinct flooring plans, part drawings, elevations, and views, in addition to an outline of the fabrics used and landscaping round the domestic. conserving in brain leader precedence for a small house is usually power potency, lots of the plans comprise a few energy-efficient aspect. There are dozens of plans compatible for each atmosphere and weather within the state. The designs are all a right away results of a number of foreign competitions that solicited from architects the easiest houses of 1,250 sq. ft or much less. touch details for the architects is equipped behind the e-book. (Книга включает в себя более 500 чертежей и рисунков, иллюстрирующих все аспекты seventy five небольших домов различных стилей, от фермы в Новой Англии до сложной стальной конструкции на ранчо в Санта-Фе. Каждый проект включает в себя подробные поэтажные планы, чертежи, фасады и перспективы, а также описание используемых материалов и озеленение вокруг дома. Имея в виду, что главным приоритетом для небольшого дома часто является энергоэффективность, большинство планов включают некоторые энергоэффективные элементы.)

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S. 1,000 gross square feet T he “Solar Ranch” brings relatively unobtrusive, high-performance, active solar heating and passive cooling to conventional suburban neighborhoods in an elevation-flexible, fundamental box. The design arises from an arrangement and rescaling of five 10-foot by 20-foot function-labeled modules. The resulting fundamental envelope configuration allows flexible solar positioning and a variety of floor plans and elevations. Primary solar features include a Mylar “Space Blanket” vapor barrier (80 percent thermally reflective), a cooling tower, and a semiautomatic, active, liquid-convection solar heating system intended for areas with 4,000 to 8,000 heating degree days.

The Big Book of Small House Designs Loft Main Level Basement 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Carport Entry Dining Kitchen Living Deck Bedroom Bathroom Laundry Mechanical Basement Floor Plans 23 P r i v a t e L a k e s i d e R e t re a t Northeast Southwest Elevations 24 Northwest Southeast The Big Book of Small House Designs Axonometric 25 Evergreen Hide-Away Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin 1,200 gross square feet T he design concept for this home evolved after seeing a lakeside property, secluded and surrounded by rolling hills covered with tall evergreen trees, in Wisconsin.

For example, the porch in summer is used as the carport in winter. Energy-efficient design features include the airlock vestibule, passive solar in the central hall, and wood heat, which offers lower dependence on nonrenewable energy resources. A masonry stove with glass doors has switchbacks built into the flues, which turn the mass of chimney into a radiant heat storage system in the central hall (backup with gas burner in firebox). An optional decorative stove or fireplace can be added to the master bedroom.

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