A Modern and Sustainable Home Renovation

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Austin Maynard Architects (formerly Andrew Maynard Architects) of Australia have recently completed a green renovation, turning an existing and outdated house into a modern and sustainable home. The so-called Mills, the toy management house, is fun to look at and to live in, especially with all the sustainable features it boasts of. (more…)

By |March 11th, 2016|Modern design|0 Comments

Lovely Tiny Cabin on Wheels

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The so-called Collingwood cabin was created by the Canadian builder Güte. It was inspired by shepherd wagons of the past, while it also bears all the hallmarks of a camper, and a modern tiny home. It’s mostly made of wood, and can sleep a whole family, so it’s a great choice for any eco-conscious glamping enthusiast. (more…)

By |March 2nd, 2016|Modern design|0 Comments

Mobile Tiny House Brings you Closer to Nature

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Daniel Venneman, a designer from Holland, has just completed a unique mobile tiny home. It’s called Porta Palace and he built it for his business partner Jelte Glas. The latter wanted a small, affordable home, which would bring him closer to nature anywhere he decided to park it. (more…)

By |January 15th, 2016|Modern design|0 Comments

Scalable Off-Grid Eco Cabin

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Echo Living, a company from the UK, has recently unveiled a new small cabin design, which can be scaled up into a full sized residence. Besides being great to look at, it is also completely off-gird, and all around eco-friendly and green. (more…)

By |January 8th, 2016|Prefab|0 Comments

Greenhouse-Like Concept Used to Reduce Heating Costs of a Home

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This recently completed off-the-grid home in Sapporo, Japan uses a greenhouse-like enclosure to keep the heating costs down. It’s not really a novel idea, but the way it is incorporated into this modern home is pretty brilliant. (more…)

By |January 6th, 2016|Green Building|1 Comment

Self-Healing Furniture

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Making furniture out of repurposed and salvaged wood is a very eco idea, but it is not without its own set of challenges. One of the biggest is the need to repair these pieces of wood, which are often not in very good shape. (more…)

By |January 4th, 2016|Modern design|0 Comments