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Tipis. Yurt. Klockan elva: Innovativa friggebodar. Dessa två innovativa friggebodar är unika på var sitt sätt men jag tycker ändå att de påminner en del om varandra.

klockan elva: Innovativa friggebodar

Båda är svarta med flera vinklar och vrån samt de ger en fin kontrast till sin omgivning. Poliedro Habitable on Behance. About El proyecto consiste en concebir en el jardín posterior de una vivienda unifamiliar localizada a las afueras de la ciudad, un pequeño parque o es… Read More El proyecto consiste en concebir en el jardín posterior de una vivienda unifamiliar localizada a las afueras de la ciudad, un pequeño parque o espacio abierto, en el que los padres en compañía de su nuevo hijo, construyen un espacio independiente a los espacios domésticos de la casa, para compartir momentos de esparcimiento, juego, lectura, etc.

Poliedro Habitable on Behance

Para cumplir los objetivos propuestos y proyectando el uso del espacio a largo plazo, se plantea que el espacio abierto este apoyado por una pequeña construcción que complemente y soporte las actividades exteriores, y que sirva como una especie de refugio en el que el niño comparta con sus padres, y en el que al largo plazo, el niño desarrolle actividades de su interés particular. Yurts (Ger), Tipis, Geodesic Domes, and Caravans for Sale in Portugal. In Portugal you do not normally need planning permission to site a ger/yurt, tipi, caravan, gypsy wagon, or other "temporary structure" as long as you don't put it on a permanent concrete base.

Yurts (Ger), Tipis, Geodesic Domes, and Caravans for Sale in Portugal

These low-impact dwellings can be an ideal solution for land where there is no planning permission, for a temporary home whilst renovating a property, as a guest room or holiday rental. These "Mini Casas" are perfect for those wanting to live a more sustainable life. The examples below have been chosen by us as they are spacious, warm and cosy in winter, and cool and airy in summer. The yurts, tipis and caravans we advertise are all hand-made in Portugal from quality materials which will last you a lifetime.

Ikea's flat-pack refugee shelters go into production. Ikea is producing 10,000 of its flat-pack temporary shelters designed for refugees made homeless by conflict and natural disasters (+ slideshow).

Ikea's flat-pack refugee shelters go into production

The Ikea Foundation will supply the Better Shelter units to the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), which will distribute them globally to displaced families and communities later this year. "Putting refugee families and their needs at the heart of this project is a great example of how democratic design can be used for humanitarian value," said Jonathan Spampinato of the Ikea Foundation. "We are incredibly proud that the Better Shelter is now available, so refugee families and children can have a safer place to call home.

" 550 Sq. Ft. Prefab Timber Cabin by FabCab. Hand-built By Friends, A Wooden Yurt Rises In The Adirondacks. Urban Nomad Redux: Build and Live in Your Own Microhouse. Images: Alex Farmer Compact, efficient and optionally mobile, micro-dwellings have been around for some time.

Urban Nomad Redux: Build and Live in Your Own Microhouse

As the the "less is more" lifestyle is gaining momentum, they are making bigger waves nowadays and it's exciting to see people actually build their own, like this replica of a 50-year-old design constructed by Glasgow School of Art student Alex Farmer, who based it on architect Ken Issac's original 8-foot Microhouse concept from the 1960s. Proving that old ideas can still have fresh impact on today's lifestyles, take a look on how Alex built it from scratch (and how you could too):

Eco-Built Homes. A super-efficient tiny house with retractable steel frame for easy transporting.

Eco-Built Homes

Glam Tent. Fforest Dome. Tiny Swiss Geodesic Dome. A small geodesic dome in Zermatt, Switzerland.

Tiny Swiss Geodesic Dome

Dome built by Pacific Domes. Located at Iglu Dorf. Suspended Tiny Living Spaces. The idea of living in the trees is a fun one to imagine.

Suspended Tiny Living Spaces

Treehouses are one way to set yourself aloft, but suspending your tiny place with cables or straps is another. Here are a couple of clever examples of folks who’ve brought these visions to life. This first example is from Erik Pirolt, an artist in Norway. It’s called Flying View and you can see more of it on his website. This next suspended structure is a 20 pound tent that can be setup in as little as 10 minutes. The production model became available in March of 2013 and was developed in partnership with product designer Kirk Kirchev.

If you have seen any other cool suspended tiny living spaces, please email me links at tinyhousedesign@gmail.com. Also… thanks for Oliver Swann at Natural Homes for the Flying View tip! Portable Geodesic Yurts that are Lightweight and Leakproof. The Log Pod Ltd. Projects in Green Architecture & Building. Our BatchGeo world MAP shows the locations of green building and renewable energy projects featured on Solaripedia.

Projects in Green Architecture & Building

Nomadic Mongolians, Turkomen, Kazakhs, Uzbeks and Kyrgyz wander and dwell in an area of the Asian steppe that stretches from the Caspian Sea to Mongolia. 2 brothers build green-roofed portable office in Lake Tahoe. When brothers Tyler and Shaun Bratt began building a structure in their front yard they had plans for a sauna, but mid-build they decided they’d prefer something more practical.

2 brothers build green-roofed portable office in Lake Tahoe

Hundreds of hours later, they finished a hand-crafted portable office for their construction company (Bratt Brothers). With hooks embedded in the living roof, the shelter can be moved by crane and flatbed. Though since it costs $1,000 per move, they try to leave it in one place. Right now, it’s parked on a bit of vacant space in Tahoe City, CA and after two years of permitting work, the Bratts hope to legally use it as an office soon. Yurts. ÁPH80. Nomadic Resorts Portable Looper Home. Prefabricated housing units have become all the rage all the design scene, but nothing has impressed us quite like the Nomadic Resorts Portable Looper Home. This 30 foot long structure has been built from a sustainably sourced wooden frame draped in a lightweight tensile fabric. Although the caterpillar inspired design allows for maximum ventilation, the solar canopy atop the unit helps to power an air conditioning unit if the outside temperatures are just too unbearable. In addition to powering the AC unit, the solar canopy also powers LED lights and the solar heater for the hot water, while the harvesting tank recycles waste water.

Joe’s Truck House. I don’t feel I missed anything beyond this form of life. Yes, I gave up a lot of stuff-books, clothing and other unnecessary things we all registers. But gained freedom. Real freedom. Freedom of movement, that allows me to live near the beach, in the beautiful wooded area, or even in the city. Freedom from taxes, electricity, cable companies and corporations. IKEA Unveils Solar-Powered Flat Pack Shelters for Easily Deployable Emergency Housing IKEA Refugee Shelter - Gallery Page 7.

G4G9 Zome. Bodhisattva Zome. Hivehaus » Modular Living Space. Hivehaus. Inspired by the hexagonal honeycomb structures built by honey bees to store honey and pollen within a beehive – HIVEHAUS® has been designed by Barry Jackson to be an ultra compact but extremely comfortable living space suitable for a wide variety of applications.

Identically proportioned hexagonal cells can be joined together at any time by any or all of their six sides to create a modular cluster of connected cells or ‘Hive’. Each cell has an internal floor area of 9.3 m2 and is designed to be used as a specific work/live space i.e. office cell, lounge cell, Kitchen cell, sleep cell or bathroom cell, uniform internal partition walls (with or without pocket doors) can be added or removed as required allowing airy open plan spaces to become cosy individual rooms and vice versa.The flexibility of the HIVEHAUS® modular system permits easy bespoke expansion of the ‘Hive’ allowing it to grow with the individual users requirements.

Glamping in the Tree Tops with a RooMoon: Hanging Tents. I’m excited to share these hanging tents with you because if you like tree houses and camping you’ll probably love this. Yes, camping in the trees would be awesome, but how? Check this out… it’s a tree tent called the RooMoon made by the Hanging Tent Company. It takes tent camping to the next level (literally). B-and-BEE Stackable 'Honeycomb' Micro Shelters. Fun FieldCandy Tents Range from Colorful to Camouflaged. We put a great deal of thought into the design of our homes … why not our mobile habitats as well?