Building a home for yourself is the American Dream. For some people, it is important to build something unique.
Alternative Home Designs
Youve worked your rear end off and reached a financial status where you can do some dreaming. One dream is to buy some land and build a home on it. Youve found the perfect plot, and now youre wondering about different styles of homes. Here are some alternative designs to get the creative thoughts flowing.
A very unique home design is the atrium home. An atrium home is designed to emphasize an open middle area, not an exterior appearance. If youve been to Europe, youve seen this design in larger cities. Youll be walking down a street lined with bland looking windows. You pop into one of the buildings to find a bathroom and it is like entering another world. The exterior of the building is no great shakes, but the interior is a slice of atrium heaven with an open area covered in a lattice or left wide open. The interior is a collection of sitting areas, plants and perhaps small pools for fish. Not a bad idea, eh?
Taking the design to its full scope, the home is designedunderground. The design can be done in a...