If you looking for idea of small affordable house plans to build with photos, this small low-cost house one of great built model inspiration. This small modest house built on narrow plot, only 7 meters wide (22.9 feet wide). With 15 meters depth long of plot, total site area of this small modern house is only 105 Sqm or 1130.21 Sq.Ft. Its more than 1000 Sq.Ft.. If you are planned to build a house under 1000 square feet, with several house plan modification, this small affordable house really is good example idea.
This 7 meters wide house has three materials construction combination; which area concrete, steel, and red clay brick building material. Those three materials used, not only as a choice to reduce cost. More than budget reason, the combination of concrete, steel, and brick is perfect building materials combination to build bioclimatic architecture living spaces, bring unique both exterior and house interior, as well as to build a sturdy and durable single-family house. So it’s not only how to build a house cheap and fast.
Small Affordable House Plan and Construction
This affordable house is a small two-story house. Social/communal area placed inside first floor. Private areas area placed inside second floor. The first floor construction is concrete. The concrete blocks become both walls and columns structure to create sturdy living spaces volume. Steel become joists, while red clay bricks become walls, partition walls, and decorating ornaments of second floor. Both concrete and bricks is not polished. Beside its narrow plot, small house plans, and materials combination, you will find another uniqueness and smart openings composition. I am sure that you want to implement the uniqueness and smart openings structure and composition for your small house remodeling project. Overhang or jettying structure becomes roof of the terrace+carport area.
From outside, the facade of this low-cost small house divided into two zone. First-half is a frontyard that become carport/garage. Second-half is full building structure. From the outside, enclosed facade design implemented. One tiny rectangular window installed at second-half full building. Of course, only one window with tiny size, because the second-half full building’s walls right at side of sidewalk of street. The nook window design brings more privacy inside the house. But, at the other side of walls that facing the carport, big glass window installed to make sure that plenty natural light freely enter into the living room inside.
Small House Openings and Rooms Arrangement
From the entrance wooden door, at the right side you will see the living room. At the left side, bathroom and stairs exists. In front of the entrance door, indoor tiny garden placed. Above the tiny indoor garden, double-height void exist. The double height void becomes source of air and natural light. The double-height vertical circulation structure not becomes an indoor courtyard because series of tiny barrel vaulted ceilings become roof of the double-height void structure. The barrel vaulted ceiling made from bricks with steel joists. Skylight windows installed at side of barrel vaulted ceilings for openings.
Next to little indoor garden is dining area. Behind the dining area is rear backyard or small courtyard. The rear small courtyard functioned as openings and outdoor relaxing area. In front of dining area, kitchen room exists. At side of tiny rear courtyard, laundry room and service room exists. This is a three-bedroom house. Both three bedrooms located inside second floor of this small residence. Two bathrooms accompany the three bedrooms.
Small House Decorating on a Budget
Take the advantage of the construction materials, this small affordable house decorating also on a budget. An inexpensive or budget-friendly decorating was achieved. The texture and pattern of raw-exposed concrete walls, and raw exposed red clay bricks walls become awesome both interior and exterior decorating. At certain partition walls polished cement stucco painted white become a balance of the retained rawness construction materials for this narrow plot small modern house.
Other uniqueness decorating element of this small economic house is the lattice brick walls. The lattice brick walls at the second floor of the house become both ornamental exterior structure and functional walls. The lattice brick walls functioned as balcony privacy screens for both upstairs bedrooms. From three bedrooms, only two bedrooms that has view to front street which has an outdoor balcony. Between outdoor balcony bedroom and the bedroom, glass wall and door become the partition. As aesthetic and green feature, planter with green plants put in in the balcony.
In the living room, yellow-white furniture become a choice. Retro style credenza cabinet furniture also become a choice to put in living room. Dark turquoise dining table and chair furniture become furniture option for this small modern house. Dark turquoise also become main color of the kitchen. The kitchen interior design of this small affordable house has dark turquoise color both of its upper-half walls, and ceiling. 15x15cm white porcelain tiles become kitchen tile backsplash. Polished concrete mortar cement become kitchen counter top cabinet. Custom built-in wooden cabinet consist series of boxes. The kitchen itself consist of two opposite kitchen counter cabinet. One kitchen counter cabinet as cooking area, other as washing area. Under the split-level stairs, tiny garden created. Polished mortar cement floor become flooring materials for both first and second level of the house.
Below is small modern budget house plan layout:
The description/legend of small house plan layout above:
A is a Garage/Carport
B is a Living Room
C is a dining room
D is a kitchen
E is a service room
F is a terrace/balcony
G is a bedroom
H is a bath
Credit & source: Apaloosa Estudio de arquitectura y diseño. Mexico.