Chalk Hill Off-Grid Cabin kitchenRustic Kitchen, Sacramento
This 872 s.f. off-grid straw-bale project is a getaway home for a San Francisco couple with two active young boys.
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6. Solar-powered holiday cabin in Northern CaliforniaWho stays here: A couple and two young sonsLocation: East of Nevada City, CaliforniaWith just one sleeping loft and a built-in sleeping platform, this cabin in the woods was designed to be easily expandable in the future for year-round living. The innovative off-the-grid structure includes mounted solar panels, a solar heating system, concrete flooring and straw-bale walls that give it the ability to produce and maintain its own energy all year. Especially important, the cabin is designed to prevent frozen pipes, even when the family is not in residence.See the rest of this cabin