Long Thin Cottage

A single mother asked for a simple cottage for her steep hillside site, and I responded with this plan.

Unfortunately, it was not used, but I like it too much to consign it forever to my drawer.

It is drawn as stud framed, but easily adapted to other wall systems like straw bale or cob.

The long thin shape not only keeps the structural spans small, hence inexpensive, but maximizes solar gain and internal privacy.

Section sketch of Long Thin Cottage. Click for larger version.
Section sketch of Long Thin Cottage
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