The Portuguese design firm Appleton & Domingos recently designed the so-called Treehouse Riga, which is a modular home that can be easily adapted to the owner’s needs.
People that move from place to place often either have to rent already furnished apartments, or they rely on flap pack furniture, which is inexpensive and easy to assemble.
Mark Jacobson, a professor at Stanford University, California recently commissioned the Canadian firm Bone Structure to build him a prefab net-zero home.
Ever wish you could rent out a tiny home so you could see how living in one actually feels like? Well now you can.
Researchers at MIT have successfully manufactured the world’s thinnest and lightest solar cell. This cell is so tiny that it could be placed on a soap bubble without popping it.
The architecture studio Wimberly, Allison, Tong & Goo (WATG) has drawn up the plans for what they believe will be the world’s first freeform 3D-printed house.
Scandinavian design is well known for its simple aesthetics and minimalism, and this cabin located in the Jutland area of Denmark is a prime example of that.
Claiming that a solar cell can produce energy even in the dark sounds a little like the beginning of a joke, but I assure you it is not so.
Kasita is an innovative housing solution designed by Dr. Jeff Wilson and environmental science professor from Texas.
Rents in cities across the US are going up like crazy, and San Francisco is no exception. Illustrator Peter Berkowitz wanted to rent an apartment or room there, but could not find one to fit his budget.
Cork is an often overlooked insulating material, even though it is a great choice for the job, since it’s completely renewable.
Who says all tiny homes are cute wooden houses? The so-called “Serena” tiny home is certainly a lot edgier than that.
Graypants, a design firm from Seattle recently unveiled yet another beautiful collection of lamps made from recycled cardboard.
Splitting up with your significant other is usually stressful enough without the added problem of having to divide up a house.
It’s a sad fact that many city dwellers do not have a single plant in their homes, and this is more often than not because of a lack of adequate daylight coming into the cramped urban apartments.
The aptly named Tinhouse designed by Rural Design Architects and built on the picturesque Isle of Skye is a great example of sustainable architecture done right.
There is always need for disaster relief housing, and the recently introduced Hex House is certainly one of the more dignified ones.
With the summer in full swing in the Western hemisphere, tiny homes are gaining in popularity again. Especially since such homes make great off- or on-grid vacation cabins.
Building wooden skyscrapers seems to be gaining in popularity, and now one is going up in Amsterdam. The so-called Haut tower was designed by the Dutch firm Team V Architecture and they plan to begin construction in the later part of 2017.
Washing machines use up a lot of energy and water, so having one when you’re striving for off-grid living is not a convenient option.