Jordan Menzel of Salt Lake City, Utah recently converted a vintage 1976 Airstream Trailer into a cozy, quirky tiny home.
Since vacation homes are empty for most of the year, keeping them securely locked up is one of the main considerations.
The food production methods currently in place are not very sustainable at all. However, we all need to eat fresh fruits and veggies, and effective alternatives, especially when it comes to urban food production, are few and far between.
“Home” is not the first thought that pops into most people’s minds when they notice a grain silo, yet for a newlywed couple from Phoenix, Arizona that’s pretty much what happened.
Prefab homebuilder GreenPod Development, based in Port Townsend, Washington, makes cozy tiny homes, which are factory made and can be constructed in just six weeks.
Who says all tiny homes need to be built from scratch? Bryan and Jen Danger from Portland, Oregon recently converted a garage into their new full time home.
This desk, designed by the Casa Kids furniture company based in Brooklyn, is aimed primarily towards kids, whose parents want to buy them a desk that will grow up with them.
The firm Dappr Aviation’s Aeropod has come up with a very unique design for garden offices, sheds, bars or extra bedrooms.
One World Trade Center, built by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, has recently been awarded the LEED Gold certification due to its sustainable design.
It’s great when two people whose outlook on life come together, and such is certainly the case with Carissa and Noel, a Californian couple who recently finished constructing their tiny home.
Having adequate storage space is certainly one of the biggest challenges when living small. There have been a number of very ingenious solutions to this problem in the past, from hiding storage into the stairs, or installing large pieces of transformer furniture which house everything from the closet to the bathroom.
At the end of May, Nike opened its new warehouse, which will be used to serve all of Europe from a single location.
Fitting a home with a solar power system is still very cost-prohibitive for many, but a new startup project could change all that.
When it comes to flooring your home, you can’t go wrong with hardwood flooring. Maple and oak floors don’t just look nice they have other benefits including: They’re easily cared for They’ll last a long time They’re easily restored and maintained They’re always in style They have natural insulation properties They work to improve the overall structural strength of your home © GOHAUS Maple Engineered Hardwood Flooring There are many reasons so many homeowners turn to maple engineered hardwood when they wish to upgrade the flooring in their home.
Jim Guild and Nunzie Gould don’t just want to build places to live. They want to create homes that live forever.
The firm Big World Homes from Australia have designed a tiny modular home that is shipped flat-packed, and can be assembled by two people in just a couple of days using only a drill and a hammer.
In order to be able to tow them, tiny homes must stay within a certain set of dimensions. But this greatly limits the amount of interior space you get.
Say what you will about wooden construction, it is sustainable. So it’s great that even large structures are now being built out of wood.
Advancements in technology and science have revolutionized architecture and construction, but often to the detriment of traditional building methods.
A rendering of architect Shigeru Ban’s Terrace House. The hybrid residential building will be made of cross-laminated timber, concrete and steel.