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Wilderness Cabin (click to enlarge)

Wilderness Cabin (click to enlarge)

Specifications: 283 sq. ft. interior, sleeping loft, 1 bath, Footprint: 17′ x 24′ plus porch

Description: Just like the name implies, this cabin design is for remote fishing, hiking and hunting camps where it is difficult to transport building materials. It is compact, efficient and easy to build. A sleeping loft is under the high side of a shed roof.

Wilderness Cabin Floorplan

Wilderness Cabin Floorplan

I’m reposting this plan to illustrate how the 30 most popular house designs will look once finished. AutoCAD plans are complete. The goal now is to produce the SketchUp perspectives at about one every 10 days and hopefully put them in a house plan book next year. There will be no added charge for upgraded plans (computer renderings) once they’re available. Thanks for your patience.

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Earthbag Resort Rental

Earthbag Resort Rental

Specifications: 232 sq. ft. interior, 1 bedroom, 1 bath, Footprint: 15′ x 25′ excluding carport

Description: There is a good market for durable, energy efficient vacation cabins/resort rental units and this plan is designed to fill the need. It can be built as shown for hot climates or flipped 180 degrees and used for cold climates. The area under the extended roof can be used as a carport or covered patio area. Note: this plan is now listed in the free shelter category.

Earthbag Resort Rental West Elevation

Earthbag Resort Rental West Elevation

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Earthbag Wilderness Cabin

Earthbag Wilderness Cabin

Specifications: 283 sq. ft. interior, sleeping loft, 1 bath, Footprint: 17′ x 24′ plus porch

Description: Just like the name implies, this cabin design is for remote fishing and hunting camps where it is difficult to transport building materials. It is compact, efficient and easy to build. A sleeping loft is under the high side of a shed roof.

Earthbag Wilderness Cabin East Elevation

Earthbag Wilderness Cabin East Elevation

Note: Pier footings are shown here for sloping sites, but with earthbags it is usually easier to build right on the ground. Recommended cement board skirting not shown.

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Earthbag Cabin

Earthbag Cabin

Specifications: 336 sq. ft. interior, fold-out bed, 1 bath, Footprint: 19′ x 24′, 19′ x 36′ with optional bedroom

Description: Optional 160 sq. ft. bedroom on the west side makes this cabin comfortable and relatively spacious.

Earthbag Cabin East Elevation

Earthbag Cabin East Elevation

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