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Modular Cube Unit Fully-Equipped For Micro Apartments

For designer Nils Holger Moormann, the Kammerspiel project was the largest piece ever constructed as well as a big success. To better understand what …

Tiny houses are getting a big boost of legitimacy

A big step in the tiny direction<p>If a million twee reality shows and blogs about tiny houses suggest that the micro home scene has reached a fever pitch, then recurring headlines about people unable to find a space to park their tiny homes—or worse, getting kicked out of them—are sure to temper the …

This $10k tiny house can be built with a hex key in less than a day

Cheap Chinese goods are a bit of a joke in America, but when a company manages to produce an entire house with the affordable price of just $10,000, …

Prefab Homes

The Future Of American Cities May Be In Our Backyards

Forget tiny houses–meet the ADU.<p>We tend to think of housing as fitting into a few generic typologies: Single-family home. Apartment. Condo building. But in reality, the fabric of neighborhoods is made up of plenty of interstitial spaces that are neither here nor there–from the odd backyard shed to …

Housing

The Github for eco-housing builds $25k homes in just five days

Going green can be hard. But operating under the assumption that team work makes the dream work, one very innovative couple is hoping that by way of …

Housing

World's First Off-Grid ReGen Village Will Be Completely Self-Sufficient Producing Its Own Power and Food

ReGen Villages, a completely self-sufficient village that can power and feed itself, is rising across Europe—and hopefully, one day, around the world.<p>…

Sustainability

Build A $25K Home In Five Days With The Github For Eco-Housing

The Open Building Institute wants to make building ecological housing easier, faster, and cheaper.<p>In 2013, Marcin Jakubowski and Catarina Mota, newly married, decided to build their own house where they were living in rural Missouri. What started out as a 144-square-foot micro house grew to include …

Tiny House Movement

Turnkey tiny house is ready to move right in

Riverside measures 8.5 x 24 ft (2.6 x 13.4 m), and comprises a total floorspace of 246 sq ft (22 sq m), including sleeping and storage areas. The …

Off-grid tiny house has room to spare

Rocky Mountain Tiny Houses' recent models have been based on very large trailers, such as the Custom 30 Foot House and the 32 ft (9.7 m)-long Rio …

North America’s first fully prefabricated passive houses could revolutionize the housing market

A brilliant new partnership announced today could revolutionize the way Americans build their homes. Ecocor has teamed up with sustainability-minded …

How to double your money in the housing market...but it's not for the faint hearted

It was easy to be a self-proclaimed property expert in 2012. Homes on the residential roads between Camden Town Tube and Regent’s Park increased in value by <b>£1.3 million</b> (from <b>£902,945</b> in the first quarter of 2011 to <b>£2.913 million</b> 12 months later), according to new research by eMoov. House prices in …

Off-Grid & Self-Sufficient: ReGen Villages with Vertical Farms

[ By WebUrbanist in Architecture & Cities & Urbanism. ]Presented at the 2016 Venice Architecture Bienalle, these new communities are designed to be …

Urbanism

Who wouldn't want to live in this enchanting little Swedish micro home?

Here at Boing Boing, we do love tiny houses! Hus-1 is a small house designed and built by Swedish micro-home designer Torsten Ottesjö.<p>The project is …

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