We are exploring options to build small sustainable tiny homes in Sierra Leone. We have selected an Aframe house for our first experiment. These are the designs so far for a modern Aframe house. This experimental home will be build The Eco-Living Oasis at Kent, Sierra Leone sometime between December 2023 and April 2024 and the process will be documented here. The goal is to substitute modern materials with sustainable natural materials to reduce cost and increase our sustainability footprint. Modern Aframe cabins or vacation homes have the highest rental cost on Airbnb What is an Aframe house? Because they are unique and different from what you see everyday.
“An A-frame house is an architectural house or building style featuring steeply-angled sides that usually begin at or near the foundation line, and meet at the top in the shape of the letter. In 1934, R.M. Schindler built the first modern A-frame house, for in Lake Arrowhead, California”
The typical farm houses you still see in most parts of Africa are an aframe.