Itâ€™s been awhile since we reported on a cool new shipping container home, but this awesome piece of cargotecture easily makes up for that. Itâ€™s called Kin Kin Container House and it was built using a disused shipping container that was already on the property when owner Troy Walker purchased it. Most of the interior furnishings are also made from recycled materials, so itâ€™s an all-around winner. The home is located in Kin Kin, Queensland, Australia. […]
While concrete may not be a very sustainable material to work with when building houses, the newly completed MeMo House makes up for it in other green features. It is located in Buenos Aires, Argentina and was designed by the local firm Arquitectura. […]
The French firm Baluchon recently unveiled a unique, fun new tiny home on wheels, which packs a lot into a small space. The home is very colorful, and would be a lot of fun to live in, Iâ€™m sure, especially given the fact that the interior is very well laid out.
French architect StÃ©phane Malka has a very interesting proposal for how to renovate an old apartment building in Paris. Plug-in City 75, as the project is named, calls for attaching a series of wooden boxes to the buildingâ€™s faÃ§ade, which will have the dual function of increasing the interior space of the apartments, as well as make the structure more energy efficient.
When architect Stefano Boeri first came up with the concept of the so-called Bosco Verticale (Vertical Forest), that is two skyscrapers clad in greenery, many people believed it would remain just a concept and never see the light of day. But now, a third Vertical Forest is to be built in Nanjing, China.
Generally, tiny homes are all about going back to the basics, meaning they donâ€™t feature a lot of modern, cutting edge technology. But Covo Tiny House Company has changed all that with their new model, the so-called Covo Mio tiny home. The latter features lots of smart tech, including lighting that can be controlled with a smartphone app, a smart door lock, and an Amazon Echo. […]