The A-frame structural style is so unique. It features a steep, pitched roof that extends down or almost down to the foundation. The home had gained popularity in the 1950s and 1960s as an “off-beat” second home option for the post-war middle class.

But by the 1970s, enthusiasm for this home-style waned as more generic vacation homes became popular.

Meanwhile, existing A-frames are our new-found love. Nostalgia has revitalized the public’s appreciation for the A-Frame. Additionally, the tiny-home movement has celebrated this house. That’s because many homeowners appreciate its efficient use of space.

Modern A-Frame house

Build your own A-Frame Home with these instructions

Courtesy of Mother Earth Magazine

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