FKDA architects + designers: shed for living 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

  • This is kind of like the 100 square foot house which can be found at [url=http://www.tumbleweedhouses.com/] Tumbleweed Houses [/url]

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