Tiny House That Borrows From the American Craftsman Style

Zyl Vardos, the tiny house firm from Olympia, Washington has recently completed yet another unique tiny home model. It’s called Fuchsia and features a number of unique features, such as a downward angled roof. It’s compact and gorgeous, and would make a perfect cabin or even home for two. (more…)

By |September 28th, 2017|Modern design|0 Comments

Tiny Home with Plenty of Space

As is clearly evident from the above picture, the so-called Denali is not quite your regular tiny home. It was designed and built by Timbercraft Tiny Homes of Alabama, and features plenty of space despite being a tiny home.

The Denali is towable and rests atop a 37 ft (11.2 m) long gooseneck trailer. It has a total floorspace of 352 sq ft (32.7 sq m) and features high ceilings, which make the interior appear very spacious. It also has quite a large bedroom for a tiny home. (more…)

By |September 26th, 2017|Modern design|0 Comments

Tiny House Goes Back to the Basics

The Japanese firm Muji has recently unveiled a their first offering in the tiny home sphere. The so-called Muji Hut is a minimalist tiny home, equipped with just the basic necessities, but it also looks very cozy and inviting. It would work great as a vacation cabin, a home office or a guesthouse, but might not work so well as a permanent home.
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By |September 22nd, 2017|Modern design|0 Comments

Shape-Shifting Solar Cells

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The wider adoption of solar cells is largely being stalled by their cost. That’s why a lot of new research in this field has been focused on making solar cells more affordable. And now a group of engineers at MIT and Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) have made a breakthrough.
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By |September 21st, 2017|Green Tech|0 Comments

Couple converts school bus into their first home

Rising rents and huge student loans, coupled with difficulty finding job security are leading more and more young people to reconsider what a home should look like. Brittany and Steven of Adventure or Bust are one example of a young couple who opted to convert a disused school bus into a full time home. They converted the bus themselves, and will use it to travel and work on the go. (more…)

By |September 20th, 2017|Modern design|0 Comments

Affordable Tiny Off-The-Grid Weekend Retreat

The firm Modern Tiny Living just unveiled a tiny home, which makes other tiny homes appear like mansions in comparison. The aptly named Nugget comes fully equipped with everything you need for a cozy weekend retreat. (more…)

By |September 19th, 2017|Modern design|0 Comments