Washing machines use up a lot of energy and water, so having one when you’re striving for off-grid living is not a convenient option.
Smart windows are the logical next step in the evolution of home design. Basically, the idea behind them is that instead of adding blinds or curtains to windows, so as to control the amount of heat or light entering the home (or for privacy) the windows would already have this function built in.
Finding an affordable place to live in most large cities across the world is becoming more of a problem everyday.
Ana White, a stay at home mom and blogger, recently built a great tiny home in Alaska. She blogs about creating DIY furniture, so she has some experience designing and building things.
The Perennial, a restaurant that recently opened in San Francisco, truly is sustainable through and through.
When seeking a mobile home, converting a van into one makes a lot of sense. And that’s exactly what Christine On thought.
Breakthroughs big and small are important in the quest towards greater reliance on renewable power, of which solar power is at the top of the list.
The River Den was built by owner Bonnie and her friend Denis Tremblay, since she wanted a tiny home that could easily be moved.
It’s getting harder and harder to find adequate and affordable living spaces in big cities across the world, so it’s really nice to see all the ingenious solutions people are coming up with to solve these problems.
At first glance this home would be easy to confuse for a shipping container home, but it’s not. It was built using structural insulated panels (SIPs) by former boat builder and carpenter Jeff Hobbs of Room To Move.
Cabin Manufacturing Incorporated, a firm based in Fort Scott, Kansas specializes in designing and building small, high-end mobile hunting lodges.
A British Columbia-based homebuilder Nelson Tiny Houses recently completed this unique 380-square-foot house.
There’s probably no need to remind you that plastic is extremely harmful to our environment, and that the current methods of recycling might be doing more harm than good.
Nido House is yet another pretty tiny home made from cardboard, a building material that seems to be catching on lately.
It’s been awhile since we featured a shipping container home on this site, but this recently completed project by the tiny home company Walker Wilderness Enterprises from Brighton, Colorado deserves a mention.
The Stockland Wendouree Shopping Centre in Victoria, Australia is using solar-concentrating thermal technology as the sole source of power for their air-conditioning system.
Working as a freelancer from home brings with it a great deal of freedom, but some crave even more of it.
When it comes to tiny homes, one of the main drawbacks is that they are usually only big enough for one or two people.
It’s been awhile since we talked about shipping container architecture, but this wine shop is about to change that.
Trailers are fun to take a holiday in, and the teardrop shaped ones are cool from the inside out. This trailer, designed by the startup Homegrown Trailers of Woodinville, WA is made of wood, which gives it an extra bit of charm.