High School Students Build a Solar Powered Tiny Home


A team of students at the REALM Charter High School in Berkeley, CA built a solar-powered tiny house as a school project. The home doesn’t have a name and measures only 100 square feet (9.2 sq m). It also represents an excellent example of the type of project more schools should be engaging in. (more…)

By |June 18th, 2015|Green Building|0 Comments

Easy DIY Furniture


Designers Maria Roca and Erika Biarnes of the firm Be-elasticto from Barcelona, Spain, created an innovative set of metal clips, which can be clipped on to any type of flat material to create a table, or another type of flat piece of furniture. The creation is called Snap and at first glance resembles oversized paper clips. (more…)

By |June 15th, 2015|Modern design|0 Comments

Dune House Blends In


Dune House is located on the Terschelling island in Holland and was designed by Marc Koehler Architects. It stands on the beach and blends in perfectly with the surrounding dunes and tufts of grass. The home is also eco-friendly and sustainable.


By |June 12th, 2015|Modern design|0 Comments

Wanderer Builds a Unique Tree house


Foster Huntington is a blogger and wanderer who has spent the last four years on the road, living the nomadic life in his van. Now, however, he has decided to settle down and has built a unique treehouse complex to do just that in. The unique and gorgeous complex features two platforms, while there is also a skate park attached to it. (more…)

By |June 10th, 2015|Modern design|1 Comment

Another Awesome Tiny Home


The tiny home built by Shelley and Joshua is yet another example of how spacious a small home can be. They’ve equipped their 224-square-foot tiny home with a spacious kitchen, full bathroom, and a sleeping area that has adequate headroom.


By |June 4th, 2015|Green Building|0 Comments

Awesome Office Conversion Using Pallets


Pallets are sturdy and abundant, and therefore a great material for upcycling to meet a number of architecture and design needs. A Tokyo based firm Hiroki Tominaga Atelier recently used them in a unique office space renovation. What’s more, they were able to do so without the end result looking like a DIY project.


By |June 1st, 2015|Modern design|1 Comment