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High-profile architecture firms rarely show any interest in the small living movement. However, if this project by the Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) is anything to go by, that's a shame. The Danish firm has created a very appealing prefabricated tiny house/cabin that will eventually be made available for purchase... Continue Reading BIG goes small with off-grid tiny house Category: Tiny House
Istanbul-based SO? Architecture & Ideas recently installed this interesting little prefabricated cabin near the Turkish/Greek border. Configured to run off-the-grid, the aptly-named Cabin on the Border can also be opened up to the outside with a large operable wall section. .. Continue Reading Off-grid cabin opens up to the elements Category: Architecture Tags: Building an
Everyone loves the idea of a hidden retreat, although guests usually have an idea of where they're headed before committing to a weekend away. But Belgium's Slow Cabins maintain an air of mystery, with the remote locations of these self-sustaining sanctuaries only revealed as your departure date draws near... Continue Reading Secretive off-grid Slow Cabins offer a locational lucky dip Cat
the architects are transforming the roof into a vegetable, herb, and fruit garden that will ensure the home's owners are food-independent.The post penda plans ‘yin & yang house’ for a family that wants to live off-grid appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
The flagship model of Gresham, Oregon-based Tiny Innovations is called the Catalina. The towable dwelling is offered in three different sizes and its layout can be tweaked to suit, including the number of bedrooms required. The tiny house can also run off-the-grid with an optional solar power setup. ..Continue Reading Catalina tiny house offers flexibility and off-grid freedom Category: Tiny
Colorado's MitchCraft Tiny Homes shoehorned a surprisingly fully-featured tiny house onto a compact 22 ft (6.7 m)-long trailer with its latest build, Davis's 22 ft Off-Grid Tiny Home. Sleeping up to four people under its small roof, the towable dwelling also boasts solar power, a composting toilet, and onboard water storage, allowing the owner maximum off-grid freedom. ..Continue Reading Comp
Quebec's Minimaliste, the firm behind the Sakura tiny house, recently completed another towable dwelling that can handle very cold weather. The difference with the Laurier is that it runs off-the-grid with solar power and is warmed with a novel propane-powered underfloor heating system. It also boasts some clever storage ideas. ..Continue Reading Off-grid tiny house keeps toes toasty in the
Dutch designer Ermi van Oers has created a lamp that uses a living plant to generate its own electricity – and plans to scale up the technology to power entire smart cities. Read more
Florida-based company Arkup has floated the concept of an off-grid, liveable luxury yacht. Powered by 30 kW of solar and twin electric thrusters, these high-class, ultra modern double decker units have hydraulic legs capable of stabilizing and lifting them out of the water...Continue Reading A different view every week: The self-elevating, off-grid, luxury floating homeCategory: MarineTags:
While shows like the Australian 4x4 Expo and Overland Expo highlight tough, no-nonsense trailers and motorhomes ready to get dirty right now, the Düsseldorf Caravan Salon dedicates some space to futuristic campers and technologies. And this year, the Volkswagen California XXL isn't the only such concept camper wowing the crowds. France's Green Cat Technologies has possibly the most head-turni


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