When it comes to tiny homes, most of them already do more with less, but in France the laws governing how large a towable home can be to still be roadworthy are even more stringent.
One of the key components of living off-the-grid is an effective method of water filtration, and a team of researchers at the Swedish KTH Royal Institute of Technology has uncovered a simple and affordable way of doing that.
The French firm Baluchon recently unveiled a unique, fun new tiny home on wheels, which packs a lot into a small space.
French architect Stéphane Malka has a very interesting proposal for how to renovate an old apartment building in Paris.
When architect Stefano Boeri first came up with the concept of the so-called Bosco Verticale (Vertical Forest), that is two skyscrapers clad in greenery, many people believed it would remain just a concept and never see the light of day.
Water is growing scarce in many regions of the world, which in turn leads to food scarcity as well. To combat this problem the Iranian firm BMDesign Studios has come up with an innovative concept for a new type of roof, which would effectively collect rainwater and funnel it to be used for various purposes.
It seems like tiny homes are gaining in popularity all over the world. The lovely minimalist one pictured above was designed by a Seoul, South Korea-based firm The+Partners and DNC Architects.
One huge drawback of going solar is the fact that it only makes sense in areas which get abundant sunshine year-round.
Generally, tiny homes are all about going back to the basics, meaning they don’t feature a lot of modern, cutting edge technology.
Once upon a time, treehouses were considered just a play room for kids, but lately they have been gaining popularity as vacation houses and even-full time homes.
Holland is a small country, and they have already found many ways to expand its territory into the sea.
The summer hiking season is in full swing in Europe and now there is a new place to rest on your travels.
We’ve seen a lot of great conversions of buses and vans into mobile homes lately, and this latest one, completed by Charles Kern of Art Builders Guild is no exception.
Soon after architect Alexander Symes from Australia bought his first home, he realized that the maintenance tasks never end.
Recent studies have shown that sitting for long periods of time in front of a computer, or otherwise, is very bad for our health.
The Utah-based firm Alpine Tiny Homes recently completed another interesting tiny house build, which is a home and a studio rolled into one.
One of the biggest issues in tiny home design is where to place the bedroom. Some swear by the loft, others prefer the headroom that comes from having everything on a single level.
Building a home takes time, even if you opt for a pre-fab option. But with the newest offering by the UK firm Ten Fold Engineering all you have to do is press a button and your home is built within ten minutes.
As you’re probably already aware, perovskite solar cells have the greatest potential of being the most prominent source of solar energy in the near future.
Living in a glass house isn’t always practical, and more often than not, it’s also not very sustainable.