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Mon, Oct 20, 2014 3:53 PM
Big (and not always code-compliant) experimental ideas abound at an off-grid community of pint-sized shipping container dwellings.
These sequestered Shangri-Las offer the kind of privacy that's perfect for an existence unharried by the hustle and bustle of modern life.
The modern prefab specialists at Modscape went for the obvious when naming this conceptual home. But hey, it fits.
As permit-free tiny houses pop up on residential lots across Sweden, one firm has proposed a rather curious alternative.
Urban agriculture meets adaptive reuse at a busy little mushroom-farming initiative named RotterZwam.
Get a jump on this harmful invader with some common household solutions.
Scott Miller's time-lapse video of a traditional Amish barn raising is a spellbinding testament to teamwork and low-tech construction methods.
In trendy Barnsbury, a quarter million pounds will get you a flat that's close to all the action and where the toilet is in the shower.
Overrun by stuff? Here are some quick ways to get your house under control once again.
At the Alnwick Poison Garden, visitors are given a window into the strange world of poisonous and psychoactive plants.
The city is offering property tax breaks if lot owners allow their empty spaces to be turned into farms — and the rest of the state is watching.
Ever heard of black tomatoes? How about candy cane strawberries? Get ready to take your garden by storm with these unusual home grown fruits and veggies.
Mobility, zone heating and safety are just a few reasons to replace your wood-burning fireplace with an electric one.
One of the few drawbacks of tiny houses is that they don't always comfortably accommodate those of considerable height. Here's how one 6-foot-4 gent made it work.
Made from wood and canvas, Jero is a spiffy and super-lightweight take on traditional portable dwellings found throughout Central Asia.
Debuting at the California State Fair, The Wedge is a student-design state park shanty that blends rustic simplicity with a more modern, Millennial-friendly aesthetic.
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