FKDA architects + designers: shed for living
jun 15, 2009
FKDA architects + designers: shed for living


‘shed for living’ by FKDA architects
image courtesy FKDA architects

manchester firm FKDA architects have sent us in images of their recently completed
‘shed for living’ project. the micro home is a response to the the current economic
climate where houses can be affordable and easily deliverable.

they have incorporated renewable energy systems to the building , making it possible
for the shed to achieve zero carbon status. the layout of the shed is extremely efficient
and compact. directly over the kitchen and shower room is a double bed deck with ample
storage and hanging space for clothes. to maximise storage an inner ‘sleeve’ has been
designed that incorporates cut outs for furnishings and fittings, and elsewhere provides
plenty of storage space.this inner lining also contributes to the buildings excellent thermal
performance. the (FSC Certified) timber framed walls, floor and roof are insulated using
cellulose fibre (extracted from 100% recycled newspapers). the windows are all double
glazed, and the shed is heated by electric underfloor heating with the option of a real wood
burning fireplace.


‘shed for living’
image courtesy FKDA architects


‘shed for living’ interior
image courtesy FKDA architects


‘shed for living’ interior
image courtesy FKDA architects


‘shed for living’ different exteriors
image courtesy FKDA architects


‘shed for living’ different exteriors
image courtesy FKDA architects


‘shed for living’ different exteriors
image courtesy FKDA architects


‘shed for living’ plans
image courtesy FKDA architects


‘shed for living’ plans
image courtesy FKDA architects

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