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Heleen and Ben # Posted on September 5, 2013 at 08:32

Hej Håkan!

This is a real challenge and one that is closely to another project that I’m working on (Plugg-Inn Uppsala). My first reaction to the expansion is to ask yourself “Do I really need to expand?”. Doubling the house footprint requires lots of materials and energy to keep the extra space warm and cool. I’m sure this is a decision you’ve already given some serious thought about but your motivation will need to included in the assignment.

Good luck with this and come and see me if you have any questions, particularly regarding space saving. A short article that has been influential in my thinking is this: