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The Glen Echo home studio design is bright and spacious - the home office you always dreamed of. Customize this backyard office plan with 2ft or 3ft roof overhangs, dormer windows, or cupolas. It makes a wonderful addition to any backyard, not to mention a great guest house.


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Glen Echo

Glen Echo Specifications

Roof Style

- Gable

Roof Pitch

- 7/12 (30 degrees)

Wall Height

- 97”, may be increased

Roof Overhang

- 4’ overhang with porch on front of structure, 6” on remaining 3 sides

Wall Construction

- 2x6 studs

Roof Construction

- 2x4, 2x6, 2x8, or 2x10 roof rafters (dependant on size of structure and overhang), 7/16” OSB sheathing

Floor Construction

- 5/8” T&G plywood, 2x4 PT floor joists, 2x6 PT runners

Glen Echo Features

  • 3’ roof overhang on the front side of the structure – useful for squeezing extra space out of the unit (ie. an 8x12 unit has an 8x15 roof)
  • Open interior truss – perfect for storage, naturally occurring storage space above front overhang
  • Charming design, customers often refer to it as a “little house”