small and portable houses
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Recyclable materials are all the rage in architecture nowadays, but L.A.-based Michael Jantzen ’s M-House is recyclable in a wildly different -- and infinitely more interesting -- way. You can break it down, then put it back together again, anywhere in the world, in virtually any shape, size, or configuration.
Cricket Trailers For Commune Style Road Trips The Cricket Trailer will take you in any drivable new direction with a flexible, efficient, environmentally thoughtful design. The Cricket was designed by NASA "space architect" Garrett Finney who wanted to make a light, comfortable camper for his family....
The Joshua Tree and Suite Home are two amazing examples of modern day mobile living.
fold out rooms and furniture
Last December Christina covered Zoe Outdoor Cottages in Salem, Oregon.
One of my google alerts brought this beautiful timber frame to my attention. From a craigslist listing from the New Salem, Massachusetts area.
The Folding and Transportable Home.
Most people would like o spend their holidays in the nicest places possible and also to have the best accommodation they can afford, so that they can enjoy the free time at its best.
First off, I want to give a big shout-out and say thank you to the community of readers here at The Tiny Life for the wonderful advice many of you sent me on moving our home.
What can you make out of 1200 empty drinks bottles? Well, I recently visited the “Casa de las Botellas” (House of Bottles) in Puerto Iguazu in the North-East of Argentina, a project by Alfredo Alberto Santa Cruz demonstrating how everyday rubbish like plastic bottles and tetrapaks can be used to create housing.
A retreat house was built in a coastal island of Maine.
Ryu Umeharu house – Living large in a tiny bungalow Near the south end of Okinawa there’s a community of artists living near the beach.
I don't know if only crazy people build domes, or if building a dome makes you crazy, but by the end of the day, I have to admit, crazy and domebuilding go together like peanut butter and jelly.
Stroh House , designed by Zurich based architect Felix Jerusalem, combines prefab with sustainable materials, primarily prefabricated strawboard panels that provide affordable, environmentally sound insulation.