This tiny timber cabin was built from construction waste for under $30K

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Transportable, versatile, and low-cost, this tiny timber cabin shows how crafty use of local and recycled materials can lead to impressive results. UK architecture firm Invisible Studio designed and built this mobile prototype using a combination of construction waste and locally grown unseasoned timber for just £20,000 ($28,105 USD). Called Trailer, the multifunctional structure follows in the footsteps of Invisible Studio’s previous projects, such as the Ghost Barn and their own studio space,… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



Protestors arrested as Dakota Access Pipeline company pledges to continue construction

The company behind the highly controversial Dakota Access Pipeline, planned to extend across 1,168 miles and four US states, has stated it plans to move forward with the project on Tuesday. This announcement comes on the heels of worldwide protests and the US government stepping in to temporarily block construction on federal land.

Last Friday, a federal judge rejected an attempt by Standing Rock Sioux tribal leaders to halt the pipeline’s construction, only to have the US government… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building