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November 18, 2018

“The tiny Orchid Home is a Compact Cabin and Contemporary Take on a Farmhouse” – Designboom

Original Article

Written by: Kieron Marchese / Published 18 November 2018

new frontier tiny homes is known for its tiny houses. it has creates bespoke compact cabin designs with smart living solutions to suit all sorts of purposes. they include a 240-square foot micro-dwelling for one, a 28-foot-long home for a family of three, and a cabin-cum-studio-cum-library for a children’s author. its latest model, the orchid tiny house is no different.

 

the orchid tiny house is our version of a contemporary, gable farmhouse design’, the company, based in nashville, tennessee, explains. the cedar board clad microcabin opens with a large garage-style door, includes space-saving furniture, and can be upgraded to run off-the-grid. it measures 32 ft (9.7 m) long and comprises a total floorspace of 310-square foot (28.7 sq m). the orchid house is entered through glazed doors to a large-looking living room with smart storage space that conceals a HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning unit) and a solid walnut sofa that pulls out into a bed.

beyond this is the orchid’s dining and kitchen area which includes a dining table, a stove, cabinetry, sink, and a fridge/freezer. at the far end is the bathroom which features a custom-made floating vanity sink, an incinerating toilet, and a shower. the space is lit thanks to the three skylights, plus LED strip lighting illuminating the trim of the entire home of desired. dimmer switches create different lighting throughout the compact cabin.

beyond this is the orchid’s dining and kitchen area which includes a dining table, a stove, cabinetry, sink, and a fridge/freezer. at the far end is the bathroom which features a custom-made floating vanity sink, an incinerating toilet, and a shower. the space is lit thanks to the three skylights, plus LED strip lighting illuminating the trim of the entire home of desired. dimmer switches create different lighting throughout the compact cabin.

the house is powered via a RV-style hookup can solar panels can be installed so that it runs off grid. the home doesn’t have a definite price but those interested can get a quote from the new frontier tiny homes website.