Sheds do not sound like something you would want to live in, but as modern modular, mobile and miniature houses become increasingly popular sustainable living space options, well, even products dubbed with titles like the Big Shed and Little Shed is not such a bad idea. There is an art to designing smalls-space structures so they are convenient and compact but also comfortable and livable – and a certain lifestyle of simplicity sought by many that makes them a good match for some people.Plus, these designs by Dwelle are relatively affordable as home prices go: you can buy ones of these all-in-one buildings (and not worry about the hassles of construction) for between fifty and eighty thousand dollars. This surprisingly cheap and simple-yet-modern shed home is has its own living area complete with fireplace, elevated bedroom loft space and separated restroom and cooking areas.
The house is situated on a typical suburban plot and is framed between two edge gables.
Along the river De Rotte in Rotterdam (The Netherlands) stands a wooden church from 1930.
By providing sustainable and affordable housing designs, Enviu wants to improve the overall quality of life in urban areas of emerging countries. Through an online platform, around 3,100 architects joined the competition and shared their designs for everybody to use. Challenge More than a billion people in the world live in slums and that number is growing rapidly.
Beach Chalet The 388 sq ft structure is built on galvanised steel stilts to prevent flooding. The outside of the chalet is clad with cedar shingles and the inside is clad with sawn softwood.