Category Archives: Small House Design

Kaslo Passive House Construction II

Kaslo Passive House construction has reached lock-up – the house in enclosed. The walls are up, the roof is on and the doors and windows are installed. The house is weather tight – Let winter come! South facade with lots of windows. South-west … Continue reading

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Kaslo Passive House Frame Raising

The construction of Kaslo Passive House is well under way! The frame is raised and the walls are being build. A huge Thanks to Daphne Hunter for taking these pictures!    

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Smart Stairs

Recently I had the pleasure to return to a set of stairs I designed about 7 years ago, when I just started out with my own design studio. Then the Cathro family, expecting their first child, wanted to create a … Continue reading

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Build a Pallet House

For those of you who are looking to build a small shelter inexpensively, here is a site with complete plans for a tiny pallet house. Designed for emergencies, it would work for the long term, too, if you take enough … Continue reading

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A 27m3 Cube for Low Impact Living

Now this is low impact living: a 3x3x3 metre home made of sustainable materials and covered with solar panels: The Cube Project by the University of Hertfordshire.

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