28 Sep '14, 7am

Build Your Own Flat-Pack Micro Nomad Home for Less than $30,000

Build Your Own Flat-Pack Micro Nomad Home for Less than $30,000

Although you might be able to make some type a box of similar size for less, the design and craftsmanship of this home shines through. I like it. The problems as I see it; first economic – if a plot of land is $60,000 – $100,0000 then its sort of a waste to put a 10′x 10′ home on it. The second problem is zoning — many towns require minimum square footage. Finally, the context for this is probably an isolated or wooded lot, which in itself adds to the inhabitants carbon footprint. For an infill urban lot, you need to build to fit into the context of the neighborhood. I believe that model is ultimately the greenest one of all. I’m just not sure this would fit into many historic neighborhoods.

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