Todd Parr wrote:There is a person on this forum that built basically a large greenhouse around her trailer house.
Chris Kott wrote:I have seen designs in Northern Europe that basically build a greenhouse around an existing structure, often a cabin or house of sentimental value, usually heritage structures. I know that there's at least one interest building a project village using this concept. I know it's not exactly what you're talking about, Sebastian, but it has a number of similarities.
Amit Enventres wrote:Sebastian, sounds like you live in my neighborhood! Another benefit of disconnecting the outer and inner walls is heat transfer is reduced. In zero energy homes they do this double-stud thing to disconnect the outer and inner walls as much as possible.
Bryant RedHawk wrote: ...open under parapet...
Bryant RedHawk wrote: Your description sounds a lot like a few "homes" I've been in that had a massive system of hidden passages.
Bryant RedHawk wrote:What is your plan for the cocoon (outer enclosure)? Will it have windows and will those windows also be the interior windows or will they be separated by the passage?
A berm makes a great wind break. And we all like to break wind once in a while. Like this tiny ad:
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