Mobile home floor plans’ fatal flaw
From a practical perspective mobile homes have a fatal flaw…no indoor storage space.
Now that awesome construction is available, it’s time to bring mobile homes into the mainstream by re-thinking space and floor plans, especially storage space requirements!
There is no space for the stuff a normal family/person needs to store. So what happens? The place starts to look like a junk heap because there is no storage space. People start to store stuff outside, maybe put up a shed…maybe they rent a storage unit…there goes the supposed savings.
The energy efficient Vermont mobile home is way too small to be a two bedroom, two bath home. It may sound impressive that they FIT two bedrooms, two baths into approx. 700sf , but come on. Let’s get real. These are more like a hotel room than a home. They are designed as temporary residences. And $100,000 for a temporary residence is way too high no matter how well they are constructed.
Designers, please rethink the floor plans with realistic space requirements. Think outside the box ;-).
I have a couple ideas if anyone is interested.
Posted Jul 9, 2014 7:26 PM ET
Edited Jul 10, 2014 7:30 AM ET
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