A couple converts an old prison bus into a criminally beautiful tiny home

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This couple converted an old school bus into a stunning tiny home

When Kai and Julie went to grab a cup of coffee in Berlin, their home city, they had no idea how that beverage break would change their lives. The couple saw an old school bus offered for sale and decided it would be ideal to transform it into a moveable tiny home. They’d been mulling tiny home options for a while but the aspect of being able to change locations at will was paramount.

 

Kai and Julie also agreed that cooking and comfortable sleeping were high priorities. Free-flowing… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

A couple turns a Mercedes Sprinter into a solar-powered home on wheels

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Couple builds an ‘Earthship’ tiny home for less than $10K

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This adventurous couple revamped an old Airstream into a dream house on wheels

An Atlanta-based couple stumbled upon an old Airstream on eBay and decided to transform it into a home on wheels perfect for avid travelers like themselves. They revamped the Airstream in 10 months and made sure it was road-ready.

Sheena and Jason found the trailer, which they affectionately named Mavis, on eBay. The original owners intended to use it as a retirement home, but their plans fell through, leaving the Airstream in storage for eight years.

The couple renovated the structure themselves,… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

How one couple adapted a 204-square-foot tiny house for their new baby

What’s it like to live in a 204-square foot space with a baby? Samantha and Robert Garlow of SHEDsistence know -after designing and constructing their own tiny home, and moving in in early 2016, they welcomed their first baby, Aubrin, last year. Inhabitat spoke with Robert about their experience living tiny.

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Couple builds tiny A-frame cabin in three weeks for only $700

Anyone dreaming of building their own affordable tiny cabin should check out this solar-powered cozy retreat photographer Alla Ponomareva and her husband Garrett built in Missoula, Montana, for around $700. They bought plans for the A-frame cabin from well-known tiny house enthusiast Derek Diedricksen and customized the design to fit their needs.

The couple built the 80-foot cabin by themselves in only three weeks. They slightly modified the original plan and relied heavily on reused… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Oregon couple spends years building their net-zero ‘extreme green dream home’

Desert Rain features three renewable energy systems: a solar PV array; a solar thermal drainback system for heating domestic water and powering the hydronic floor system in the Main Residence; and solar “hot air” system, which aids in evaporating liquid from the composting system.

Related: California city could become the first Zero Net Energy city in the U.S.

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Couple spent 20 years building Freedom Cove, their self-sufficient floating oasis

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Adams and King have been living in their own self-made floating island since 1992. They are both artists, Adams is a carver and King, a retired ballerina enjoys painting, writing and playing music. Although View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Couple converts 16-year-old van into a compact solar home on wheels

Thanks to new technologies, generations of digital nomads can replace their conventional houses with practical, mobile homes powered by renewable energy sources. This was the case with freelancer photographer Norbert Juhász and his fiancée Dora, a writer, who bought a 16-year-old van and transformed it into a solar-powered compact home on wheels which will take them all the way from Budapest to Morocco.

While the exterior of the van is unremarkable, its interior packs all the amenities the couple… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building