Take a moment to escape from the pre-holiday madness for a tour of Vertical Horizons Treehouse Paradise in Josephine County, Ore. where the lofted arboreal lodgings come complete with WiFi and modern plumbing (and giant locusts, apparently).
Acknowledging that 'any place that people will receive emergency water, they will be in need of shelter too,' a student team unveils a prototype shelter constructed from one item that's in anything but short supply at disaster relief sites: empty plastic water bottles.
After helping bring national attention to the tiny house movement, builder and dedicated garden pee-er Jay Shafer turns his attention to a planned village of micro-homes (it will be zoned as a RV park) in Sonoma, Calif. dubbed Napoleon Complex.
When your job title is 'traditional wood kayak building instructor,' it's pretty much a guarantee that your newly built home is going to be something special. And Brian Schulz's handcrafted 'Japanese Forest House' doesn't disappoint.
Weighed down by debt, long commutes and other forms of oppressive baggage tied to modern life, former Portlanders Tammy Strobel and Logan Smith find downsized bliss in a 128-square-foot tiny house on wheels.
Katie Turinski's short film 'Moving Mazama' further illustrates why residents of a tiny North Cascades community are up in arms over the placement of renowned Seattle architect Tom Kundig's modular mountaintop retreat.
In high-end yet space-strapped London districts, the time-honored tradition of vexing the neighbors by excavating to make way for a massive, multi-story basement may be a thing of the past thanks to new restrictions on 'iceberg homes.'
Salvaging building materials from an abandoned barn and as many old windows as they could gather, artists Nick Olson and Lilah Horwitz erect a light-strewn cabin in the mountains of West Virginia for $500.