Modern Green Sustainable Home

01/30/2012

The Shift home is a project was conceived by Daren McLean and Curtis Olson to develop a home that a person making $40,000 a year could afford. Sketches and design of the home were posted online and received 120,000 comments some positive and some negative. As Daren and Curtis say, “When you ask for feedback you better be ready to listen. Even if it isn’t what you want to hear” The Shift Project pulled together some great manufactures who helped them create a sustainable and affordable home.

The Shift Home is attempting to be both more sustainable and affordable. One important way to achieve affordability is to include a suite in the home. Revenue from the suite would make it possible for first time buyers to afford a new, modern and green home. As the new buyers gain equity, they could incorporate the suite in their house, or perhaps use it for a home business. Read More

Via The Shift Home  –  Photos Via Shift Home Flickr

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