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Tumbleweed Houses

Tumbleweed Houses
With wheels, traditional proportioning and archetypal form, these little structures are designed to be portable and can, essentially, be sited anywhere you can park a travel trailer. They range from about 117 to 172 sq ft. Purchase yours ready-made or buy the plans to build it yourself. See all the floor plans. These homes are stationary designs built as a main house or guest house. Most of the plans have an optional extra bedroom in back.

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containerbay There is growing interest in the use of shipping containers as the basis for habitable structures. These "icons of globalization" are relatively inexpensive, structurally sound and in abundant supply. Although, in raw form, containers are dark windowless boxes (which might place them at odds with some of the tenets of modernist design...) they can be highly customizable modular elements of a larger structure. Future in Ruins: Small Open-Plan, Concrete & Wood Cabin Death, decay, destruction? Wait, what? No, there are no plans to demolish this place now or in the near future – but years, decades or centuries from now if the retreat becomes abandoned it will decay in a visually-dynamic way, wood pealing away from a poured-concrete platform and central cast-in-place chimney.

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Living Van & Vintage Shows My Living Van Living vans are like caravans, but usually more heavily built to withstand commercial use. This one was built by Cheshire County Council around 1955, it stands nine feet high and is about ten feet long, and weighs about a ton. There is a small brass plaque inside which says Roads and Bridges Dept DIST.no.3NO.210/17 If anyone knows exactly what these numbers refer to, I would like to hear from you. Tree House / Robert Potokar and Janez Brežnik The Tree House, designed by Robert Potokar of Robert Potokar Architecture Office and co-designer Janez Brežnik, is a wooden play structure that is elevated without requiring nearby trees to support its weight. The concept, originally designed in February 2008 as since been realized three times. More on this project after the break.

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