Good, clear presentation of Seasonal Window Considerations for Passive Solar homes. Windows must be climate sensitive: check to see if they show be double or triple paned, or even covered with a thermal shade in coldest climates.
Love this high ceiling/outdoor layout. Almost exactly what I am trying to achieve. Master bedroom on the left, kitchen and living looking straight in, outdoor BBQ area to the right with the privacy screen along that wall.
Container House - L-shaped basic design, add rooms as needed, use the inside of the L as a deck to protect from the wind. - Who Else Wants Simple Step-By-Step Plans To Design And Build A Container Home From Scratch?
this is pretty much exactly how we are builing our retirement home in SC. Only it will be a little deeper but all spaced will be completely open to the windows in the front creating bay-like sections in the home for different rooms.