The Eco Pod is a new modular home created by the UK-based company Echo. The tiny home measures 96.8 square feet and can lend itself well to a variety of living arrangements.
A team of scientists is currently raising funds through a crowd funding campaign to develop Air HES (HydroElectric Station), which is basically an airship that can extract clean water and electricity from the clouds.
Shipping containers lend themselves to many architectural uses, and building office space out of them is perhaps the oldest of them all.
UK-based Hivehaus, led by designer Barry Jackson recently unveiled their first modular home, also called Hivehaus, which is a modular home inspired by the hexagonal shape of the beehive.
On the face of it, living in a truck does not sound very comfortable at all. But converting a truck into spacious and above all sustainable home is exactly what fifty-year-old animator Joseph Tayyar from Israel did.
Casa El Tiemblo, or Tiemblo House, got its name from the picaresque region in which it is located, namely, El Tiemblo, Ávila, Spain.
Building homes using 3D printing technology is still a new idea, but one day it could well become one of the top construction solutions.
Shipping container architecture seems to be taking over the world, which is only fitting as these disused metal boxes lend themselves perfectly to building homes, cabins or office spaces.
Ethan and his girlfriend Kelsey have recently moved into a tiny home which they built themselves for only $7,000.
A team of researchers at the University of Sheffield in the UK have found a way to make a spray-on solar cell, which has perovskite as the light-absorbing layer.
When it comes to off-the-grid, sustainable living we have a lot to learn from our ancestors. The yurt is a great example of ancient architecture, which still makes sense today.
Building homes and business headquarters out of recycled shipping containers is awesome, of course, but these cool building blocks lend themselves very well to a wide variety of supplemental uses as well.
With the apartment shortage in urban areas, coupled with the rising prices, it’s nice to see architectural solutions that make the most of tiny spaces.
Harvesting solar energy is a great way to generate sustainable power, but unfortunately solar cells are far from being as efficient as they might be.
Living in a shipping container, or another type of small space, can be very sustainable, but such a small home calls for innovative furniture solutions.
Vivood, a Spanish architecture group, designed a tiny prefabricated house of the same name, which can be assembled in only about nine hours.
The firm Garrison Architects in collaboration with New York City recently unveiled the prototype of a modular prefabricated housing system.
Photo: Video screen capture EuroNews Plants, just like humans and animals, have a way of communicating with each other.
Using shipping containers to build residential houses is a great way of recycling the disused containers that are piling up in ports across the world.
Photo: Travis Price Architects Washington DC will soon get it’s very own apartment complex made of repurposed shipping containers.