An off-grid home in South Africa features a conservatory for fully enjoying nature

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These enchanting, off-grid cabins are handcrafted from salvaged materials

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A tiny, rustic, off-grid cabin sits on vast 300 acres in Australia

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The exterior combines recycled brick, radial sawn timber, and galvanized roof sheeting. “Materials were selected to meet the clients’ brief that the house fit within the cognitive idea of an old shed,” explain the architects.

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Two design students build a charming, off-grid summer cabin in a remote Finnish forest

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The SPACE pod from IO House lets you go off-grid in style

THE SPACE by IO House allows you to go off-grid easily and harmoniously while still enjoying modern features and conveniences. Combining sustainable living with luxury comfort, THE SPACE can be placed anywhere you go, from a river’s edge to a forest clearing. All you need to bring along is a smart device to connect. THE SPACE brings the rest: water, electricity, heat and WiFi. Combining the tranquility of nature with the serenity of home, each detail in THE SPACE has been designed to be aesthetically… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

8 tiny homes built tough for off-grid living

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A 1960s Swiss chalet is transformed into a whimsical off-grid home

Swiss architecture firm Frundgallina has dramatically transformed a rundown chalet in the Swiss Jura Mountains into a whimsical self-sufficient dwelling punctuated by a variety of differently sized gabled openings. The architects kept the structure’s exterior dimensions, however, rearranged the interior by dividing the floor plan into four sections measuring approximately 86 square feet each. The gabled home operates off grid and is equipped with a rainwater harvesting system.

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20-foot shipping container converted into off-grid oasis deep in the Catskills

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BIG designs a high-end tiny house that goes off-grid

Bjarke Ingels Group has revealed images for the firm’s first-ever tiny house—the A45—designed for the prefab-housing startup Klein. Inspired by the traditional A-frame cabin, the A45 takes on an angular form conducive to rain run-off and easy construction. The 180-square-foot timber cabin boasts a completely customizable interior design and can be built within four to six months in any location.

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This tiny cabin in Australia lets you go off-grid in style

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