Build a Greenhouse: The Amazing, Low-cost, Multipurpose, Solar-heated Greenhouse/Guest House

For less than $4,000, you can build a greenhouse on this 240-square-foot plan that will also serve as a small, comfortable guest house.



Build a greenhouse
This greenhouse was designed to be used as a guest house or studio.
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build a greenhouse - Solar greenhouse roof
The roof was lifted into place with a boom truck. Note the ridge vents saddles of 2-by-4s. The metal has not yet been attached.
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build a greenhouse - Solar studio diagram
Depending on the materials you have for your greenhouse, the design will change slightly.
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build a greenhouse - Greenhouse loft
The loft is the length of the building. The open side faces south.
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