Grain silo turned studio home. Kaiser added ten inches of spray foam insulation between the exterior shell and the interior of the house. He also fabricated all of the doors and windows in the structure. Courtesy of Mark Lipczynski.
These self sustaining homes are being designed by a company based in mexico named "earthship". "Off grid" meaning they try to rely as little as possible on public utilities. Michael Reynolds came up with this idea in
Tiny House by BF Architects. This tiny house on the banks of the Eel river in Plymouth is less than 400 square feet and has a kitchen, full bath, living room, sleeping loft and screen porch! George Canavan of Plymouth was the builder.