Phased Design House Plans for Haitians as they rebuild their country.
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The Diamond house plan is inspired by the Botswana Diamonds and was designed by www.a4architect.com to offer the most efficient housing solutions to the people of Haiti after the 2010 earthquake.
The Diamond House is made of materials readily available in every hardware shop in Kenya. The efficiency is attained through unique architectural design and construction technology.
The walls are made of the usual masonry quarry stone or interlocking stabilized soil blocks,roofs made of the usual iron sheets, doors from the usual wood door Kenyan manufacturers and window frames from the usual aluminum/Louvre systems.
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*The Diamond House Plan was conceived by www.a4architect.com to provide the most efficient ‘GREEN ARCHITECTURE’ designs as a housing solution to the People of Haiti after the devastating 2010 Earthquake. It was a philanthropic gesture to the People of Haiti to help reconstruct their country after the earthquake.
Phased residential house construction.
|From HAITI HOUSE PLAN|
This is whereby the architect designs the house in such a manner that the house occupants can continue adding more rooms in future as their needs increase.
The house starts with 1 bedroom which can easily be added to become 2 bedroomed ,3 bedroomed and 4 bedroomed.
See the house below designed by www.a4architect.com for more information.
|From HAITI HOUSE PLAN|
As the family size grows, the house also grows concurrently.
This architectural design aids greatly in planning for the future.
The beauty about this design is the fact that one can start with the low price 1 bedroomed house. After a period of time as the space need increases, the 2 bedroomed unit is added then the 3 and 4 bedrooms consecutively.
DIAMOND HOUSE PITCHED ROOF VERSION
The use of Structural Insulated Panel technology assists in that with these panels, its very easy to add extra rooms to the building. SIP houses are light weight so there will be no settlement cracks as witnessed in the normal masonry house types whenever new additions are extended from the main house.
With the normal masonry stone houses, people are forced to buy larger houses-3 bedroomed houses-yet maybe they only require to use just 1 or 2 bedrooms.
This way, they are forced to buy and pay for space that they are not using.
In this design, the occupant pays for the exact space that they require in that if the occupant only requires just 1 bedroom for the time being, that’s the only space they pay for.
DIAMOND HOUSE FLAT ROOF VERSION
In the era of the 21st Century, its important that consumers make decisions that avoid unnecessary waste of money and resources .
|From HAITI HOUSE FRONT TYPE|