The Inaugural A 160 square feet tiny house on wheels in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. Designed and built by East Coast Tiny Homes. More info. here. 25 Brilliant Tiny Homes That Will Inspire You To Live Small. #10 Is Genius! These micro houses prove that there is a certain beauty in finding a low-impact solution for you and your family. Bigger isn't always better. Fans of the tiny home movement swear by it: when we simplify our lives and live "smaller" big savings - and improvements to the overall quality of your life - are possible.
Ossoil – Open Source Community Enabler IOssoil was established 2010. Ever since the beginning we have been building communities, consulted several companies and alike. We don’t just tell what to do, we do it ourselves too! Big Mack A 153 square feet tiny house on wheels built by Tiny Happy Homes. More info. here.
Portable tiny house built from recycled water tanks can be towed by a bicycle Tiny houses come in all shapes and sizes, and are built from all sorts of materials, but this tiny house concept uses a novel approach to creating a lightweight portable dwelling that is also said to be able to float on water. I've been following the tiny house movement for over a decade now, ever since my family's foray into living in a very small space, and even after seeing hundreds upon hundreds of different tiny house designs, I still come across innovative concepts for using repurposed materials to build miniature dwellings that just seem to make sense, but that are only obvious after seeing them. And this portable tiny house design is definitely up there in terms of being a potentially viable idea that combines reused materials in a way that takes advantage of the materials' inherent strengths, while also being versatile and adaptable. © Stereotank
Creative Compulsive Disorder: Remembering Zina Nicole Lahr This short clip about artist and maker Zina Nicole Lahr may be as tragic as it is beautiful. Earlier this fall Lahr approached her friend Stormy Pyeatte and asked if they might shoot a quick video for her portfolio. The video was shot and edited in just two days and demonstrates Lahr’s insatiable desire to build, invent, and “bring life to something inanimate,” a process she called her “creative compulsive disorder.” Almost unthinkably, Lahr was killed in a hiking accident in Colorado on November 20th, a few weeks after this was shot. I didn’t know Lahr, but if this brief glimpse into her life is any indicator it’s clear she possessed an extremely rare spirit that feels completely genuine and infectious.
Boulder Tiny House A 136 square feet tiny house on wheels in Durango, Colorado, United States. More info. here. Originally shared at Tiny House Swoon. Bulletproof & Fireproof House Made From Used Plastic Bottles This 2 bedroom house built from recycled plastic bottles is bulletproof and fireproof and can withstand earthquakes. Oh, and it also reportedly holds a comfy year-round temperature of 64 degrees F. The bottles were filled with sand and are held together by mud and cement to form a solid wall that supposedly is stronger than cinder clocks.
These People May Have Lost a Limb, but Not Their Sense of Style Dec 10, 2013 Bespoke Innovations was founded in 2009 by Industrial Designer Scott Summit and Orthopedic Surgeon Kenneth Trauner. Their mission is to ‘bring more humanity to people who have congenital or traumatic limb loss’ [source]. Bespoke Innovations build and design fairings, specialized coverings that surround an existing prosthetic leg, accurately recreating the body form through a process that uses three-dimensional scanning to capture the unique leg shape. Fairings are designed for, and with, the amputee. The wearer is invited to choose from a library of patterns and graphics, and can even add customized text and detailing.
Alek’s Tiny House I recently completed my tiny house and wanted to share. I designed every inch of this unique home and did most of the construction myself as well. About a month ago Itowed it from Iowa to its current location in Sebastopol, CA, where these pictures were taken. I live in the house full-time, along with my girlfriend and our small dog. 10 Wearable Habitats to Shelter You From the Apocalypse In 2009, a trio of Philadelphia student designers showed off the perfect apparel for our uncertain times. Asked to fabricate solutions for a hypothetical post-disaster scenario, Jin Hong, Sebastian Brauer, and Jackie Starker conceivred of the “Wearable Shelter” collection, a line of waterproof coats that transform into sleeping bags or two-person tents in the event of an emergency. + Wearable Shelter London designer Tom Dixon collaborated with Adidas on a capsule collection of travel essentials designed to serve as a “complete wardrobe for every possible occasion.” Among the utilitarian yet adaptive garments? A padded parka that transforms into a sleeping bag.