The Japanese architect Shigeru Ban recently completed a very interesting and innovative theater building in Paris, France.
The firm Miller Kendrick Architects of London, UK recently completed a unique pop-up cabin in the Welsh Countryside.
Renovating an existing building can sometimes be the greenest choice, and this revamping of a traditional worker’s cottage into a modern family home is certainly a prime example of this.
Some years ago the London-based architect James Whitaker designed an interesting shipping container office, which was unfortunately never built. But earlier this year, a film producer from LA came across the plans and commissioned Whitaker to build him a home in the same style on his 90-acre (36-hectare) plot in Joshua Tree, California.
Green facades, or just adding some greenery to city buildings, help purify the air and make the cityscape that much more beautiful.
Tiny homes are all about downsizing, and in the beginning of the movement that meant getting rid of everything but the bare essentials when it comes to clothes and other material possessions.
Flying is anything but great for the environment, but it has become pretty much unavoidable. It has also become a lot less comfortable than it used to be just 20 years ago.
A team of researchers at Cornell University has discovered a process of turning leftover food into energy much faster than already existing methods.
Japanese architect Shigeru Ban has unveiled plans for what he is calling the world’s tallest hybrid timber tower.
Giving old buildings new life is one of the pillars of sustainable living, so it’s always great to see such renovations take place.
In many cities across the globe, the shortage of affordable apartments has led to more and more people living in micro, or shoe-box apartments.
The firm Escape has been making tiny homes for a while now, and their latest offering, the so-called Escape One, is just as well built as all the others.
More and more people are opting to live in micro apartments in big cities across the world, mainly due to rising real estate prices and rents.
Traditional craft techniques have been in decline, and have mostly been replaced almost entirely by modern production methods.
In France, laws require tiny homes to be smaller and lighter than the ones in the US. For this reason, it is downright impressive just how cozy and spacious the tiny home La Bohème which was recently designed by the firm La Baluchon, actually is.
Zyl Vardos, the tiny house firm from Olympia, Washington has recently completed yet another unique tiny home model.
The rise of rents and dwindling of affordable places to live in most cities has given rise to a number of unique tiny home living solutions in recent years.
As is clearly evident from the above picture, the so-called Denali is not quite your regular tiny home.
Transformer and space-saving furniture units are a great way to make the most of the available space in small apartments and homes.
The Japanese firm Muji has recently unveiled a their first offering in the tiny home sphere. The so-called Muji Hut is a minimalist tiny home, equipped with just the basic necessities, but it also looks very cozy and inviting.