by TECHSTAR on MAY 19, 2014 - 1 Comment in OFF-GRID 101, WORK
Just 20 yards from her house is Paula Fallows’ office, inside what looks like a beach hut.
It took about three days for her and her husband to build it.
“It’s really good because it’s totally separate from the house,” she says. “You can go in there, work away and shut the door at the end of it. You don’t cross that line of having your work in your house.
“But you don’t have very far to go, it’s just across from the house, literally a 20 yard walk. For people who do work from home, the cost savings are enormous and the commuting time as well.”
Paula put the hut on wheels to avoid planning permission problems – and to make the most of the sun.
She designed the chassis and recycled other parts, including the wheels to cut expenses, with the finished hut costing £2,600. (more…)