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Open Concept Modern Tiny House with Elevator Bed

Open Concept Modern Tiny House with Elevator Bed

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Scandinavian Homes Like Real-Life Hobbit Houses Curb appeal: cozy exterior, extensive windows, and a green roof? These adorable homes prove that a grassy canopy can make the perfect ceiling addition to any house. Green roofs are traditional in many Nordic countries throughout Europe, so much so that there is an annual competition to determine the best green roof project, which is hosted by the Scandinavian Green Roof Association (SGRA).

Forget an In-Ground Swimming Pool, this Guy Built His Own Natural Swim Pond! Reddit user power-cube recently shared his backyard DIY project that he has been building in his free time over the last three years. Instead of installing an in-ground swimming pool, he decided to build a natural swim pond with a waterfall, small beach, fish (in one of the two ponds) and plants. Aside from the many man-hours he has put in himself, he figures he has spent about $30,000 on materials. He’s made plenty of mistakes on the way but says working on the project has been just as satisfying (if not more) as the finished product. In an extensive 88-picture album on Imgur he explains his build process and shares progress photos along the way.

Earth Sheltered Earth Sheltered Homes "Another type of building is emerging: one that actually heals the scars of its own construction. It conserves rainwater and fuel and it provides a habitat for creatures other than the human one. Maybe it will catch on, maybe it won't. We'll see." - Malcolm Wells, 2002. The earth sheltered house uses the ground as insulating blanket which effectively protects it from temperature extremes, wind, rain and extreme weather events. Plastic Bottle Homes and Greenhouses Americans threw away 33 million tons of plastic in 2013, according to the EPA. How long does it take a plastic bottle to degrade in a landfill? Some say 500 years, some say 1,000.

70 Awesome DIY Camper Van Conversions That’ll Inspire You To Hit The Road ⋆ TRENDXYZ Oftentimes the van is going to be loaded up with steel shelving. High top vans allow almost everyone to stand inside them. Building your own camper van is a good method of having a camper van without needing to spend a bundle buying one. Going Green Underground: Eco-Retro Earth House Designs They may look a bit dated at first, or at least more whimsical than required for functional living. Still, these earth houses have more to offer than custom curves and a unique aesthetic – including a set of design philosophies, strategies and tactics that are far from just superficial nods to sustainable trends. The designs take everything into account from fire and earthquake protection to integral insulation-efficient arches and buffer rooms for energy-free temperature control. While not every Erdhaus is actually built under the existing ground on a site, they are all tied to their earthen surroundings by sloping sheaths of greenery.

Earth Sheltered Homes “Another type of building is emerging: one that actually heals the scars of its own construction. It conserves rainwater and fuel and it provides a habitat for creatures other than the human one. Maybe it will catch on, maybe it won’t. We’ll see.” – Malcolm Wells, 2002. 15 Tips & Tricks For Your Olympus Pen E-PL7 - Stylonylon So I’ve had my lovely little Olympus Pen E-PL7 for several months now and I’ve been getting to know my way round it quite well. Needless to say, I have a few tips and tricks I’d like to share with you… These are the ones I always find myself falling over myself to tell blogger pals because really there’s so much this little camera can do and there are lots of ways to optimise your experience and get the most out of it. 1. Bring up your Settings Menu

30' ESCAPE Traveler XL Tiny Home on Wheels on October 9, 2015 This is the 30′ ESCAPE Traveler XL tiny home on wheels. In July I showed you the concept drawings for it and now it’s come to reality! In the same month, I also showed you the 28′ ESCAPE Traveler. When you go inside you’ll find a spacious floor plan with a living area, dining area, kitchen, bedroom, bathroom, and an upstairs sleeping loft. This Transformable 309 sq ft Smart Home has Way More Than Meets the Eye Hong Kong-based architects LAAB have just completed an incredible home that maximizes every inch of this 309 sq ft (28.7 sq m) flat in Hong Kong’s Central district. The clients had a long wish list that included: full kitchen, bathtub, home cinema, gym, storage—and cat-friendly features for their three furry roommates. After 40 iterations, LAAB came up with a solution that is both functional and elegant. Hong Kong is one of the world’s most expensive cities where an average square foot costs about US$1,416 [source]. The clients, Andy Knight and Michelle Tennant, had a decision to make: purchase a flat with about 90 more square feet, or completely redesign and renovate this 309 square foot apartment which was in the location they loved.

Olympus Pen Camera Review - E-PL7 Model - Bang on Style * So many people have asked me about my Olympus Pen camera on Twitter and Instagram so I thought it was worth writing an honest Olympus Pen Camera review covering everything including features and lens to its main pro’s and con’s. I’m no camera expert at all and have rarely used this camera out of auto mode yet but I thought it was definitely worth sharing my thoughts so far. Described as the “Ultimate Bloggers Camera” it is true that it has some pretty cool features and I do love it but like anything it also has its negatives. You’ll find a Pro’s and Con’s list at the bottom of the post if you want a quick summary.

How British architects conquered the world In 1978 the future arrived in Norwich. It came in the form of a museum designed by Norman Foster. The Sainsbury Centre (above) was built to house the supermarket dynasty’s art collection, and was like no other museum in Britain. 150m long and clad in shiny steel, its western and eastern fronts boasted huge glass windows, which were surrounded by a steel frame that looked more like the internal parts of a rocket than ornamentation for a façade.