The so-called WaterNest 100 was designed by architect Giancarlo Zema and is one of the most sustainable and green floating homes around.
Landscape architect Seth Rodewald-Bates and his wife, Elisabeth Davies recently designed and built their home using recycled shipping containers.
Downsizing, minimizing and simplifying is starting to appeal to more and more people and with good reason.
Building better and more sustainable batteries is certainly one of the goals for the future. And now, those packing peanuts used to protect fragile things from breaking during transport could play a major role in achieving this goal.
Entrepreneur Roy Solomon is currently busy overseeing the building of a unique center in Albuquerque NM, which will be build entirely out of shipping containers.
The Australian architecture firm Archiblox recently unveiled their newest prefab home, which boasts of a number of sustainable and green features.
The only thing better than downsizing in a tiny home is doing so on a tiny budget. Scott Brooks spent less then $500 to built his dream tiny home, called Transforming Tiny Home, which was largely made possible by using repurposed and salvaged materials.
The so-called Schoolmasters is a sustainable prefab home, which was recently built near Aberdeen, Scotland.
About 75 miles north of Houston, TX, a large shipping container apartment unit is currently under construction.
In January 2015, the Finnish VTT Technical Centre introduced decorative organic photovoltaic cells (OPV), which can be inexpensively mass-produced, and which can easily be incorporated into the design of any home.
One of the more interesting creations to come out of the recently held Salt Siida Workshop, taking place on the Sandhornøy island in Norway, is certainly the so-called Nomadic Shelter.
Gerhard Feldbacher, a designer from Austria, has just launched a small home, which can easily be moved around on a whim, though it is not a true mobile home.
This gorgeous tiny home in one of the most beautiful places in the world, namely Hawaii, was built by tiny house builder and dressmaker Kristie Wolfe from Boise, Idaho.
The Elastic Woodscraper II was designed by Weingartner Architects as a possible solution to all the negative prospects of growing city populations, such as social alienation, limited resources, urbanization, and others.
A home that comes close to being Net Zero is highly sustainable just based on that alone, but Reclaimed Modern house designed by architecture firm Dwell Developments goes a step further, as it is also constructed from reclaimed wood, concrete and metal.
Amy Andrews and Ethan Van Kooten, students at Central College in Iowa, converted an old storehouse into a cozy tiny home.
I am a huge fan of homes that make it easy and appealing to spend some of the day, or night, outdoors.
Bookniture is a book, which can be transformed into a chair. It was created by Mike Mak, a designer from Hong Kong and has already been successfully funded through Kickstarter.
Shipping containers might be a great way to build affordable homes fast and cheaply, but one of the problems is spreading awareness that such an affordable solution exists.
Castlemaine Passivhaus, designed by the Australian architecture firm Carbonlite, was recently awarded the stringent Passive House certification, though the home is far from your typical building to meet this standard.