The first Octagonal Living Unit 3.5 is being built in Becket, Massachusetts. This design features an addition with a bedroom and bathroom on the ground floor as well as one in the loft. It is being built by a young person that will be decamping from Brooklyn to move to the Berkshires.
Add an accessory dwelling for income or guests at a reasonable cost. Independent multi-generational living close by but separate.
The first OLU kit house was completed in June 2018 in Winchester, Virginia. The Octagonal Living Unit 3.2 is a slight variation on the 3.1 prototype built in Amherst, Virginia. The first clients for Sculptorhouse saw the OLU prototype in 2016 and immediately decided it would be a perfect Master Bedroom addition to their home. […]
Down in Amherst County, sculptor Craig Pleasants has created his own version of the easy-to-build, inexpensive shelter. He calls it the Octagonal Living Unit.
With a lot of cities looking for solutions to rising housing prices, the idea of making it easier for homeowners to add small second units in their backyards and garages is gaining traction.