Location: multiple locations
[ Photos © 2006 Jackie Craven ]
Natural bamboo floors, no interior walls, and a Murphy bed that folds open to fit within square pillars and curtains to create privacy.
Kitchen occupies one wall, all the appliances are energy efficent.
Even though the Katrina cottages were created as an emergency shelter, these homes meet hurricane codes thanks to the use of quality materials such as floor-to-ceiling tiles. Although plastic or vinyl coverings would have been cheaper, the tiles are much more durable.