Inhabitat spends the night in a Harvard-designed tiny cabin in the woods

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We’ve all dreamt of living “tiny”; living in a pint-sized home on a secluded stretch of land. If you’ve ever been the teensiest bit curious, but not quite ready to take the plunge, you’re in luck. Those situated close to New York and Boston can now find respite in a tiny house for a night, or a few, thanks to the Harvard student startup Getaway. The Airbnb-style, 160-square-foot mobile cabins start at just $99 per night for View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



Tiny Heirloom’s luxury micro homes let you live large in small spaces

Style isn’t the only thing that’s big in Tiny Heirloom’s luxurious and beautifully detailed tiny homes—the custom base model package starts at a hefty $65,000 price tag. For that price however, clients can expect high-end materials like granite countertops View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Smart space-saving design transforms a tiny apartment in Taipei into an upscale home

Skyrocketing housing prices in Taipei have forced young homeowners into increasingly smaller houses. Like most small apartments in the city, the property the client purchased already came with a space-saving loft setup, however, the existing design made the apartment feel cramped, limited on storage, and unsuitable for entertaining guests. To maximize space and reinvent the feel of the apartment, the architects gutted the interior and inserted a new materials palette and hidden storage for a clean… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

World-famous architects design seven stunning bus stops for a tiny Austrian town

Part architecture and part sculpture, BUS:STOP takes the humble transit hub to new heights–literally. Sou Fujimoto’s bus stop, for instance, looks like an elevated roofless treehouse nestled within a white birch forest. While the other designs offer more View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Tiny House Nation’s Zack Giffin will teach veterans to build their own homes

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A group of wildlife biologists take their tiny research base with them on expedition

A group of Canadian wildlife biologists preparing for an expedition to study whale and dolphin species will take their research base with them on location. The BigWhaleTinyHouse, built using donated components by several companies, including Atlas Roofing, is an energy-efficient mobile house that will withstand different environmental conditions throughout the duration of the expedition and help the team raise awareness about sustainable living.

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Idaho mom built a tiny house for her family and their Great Dane

Macy Miller built her own tiny house in Boise, Idaho, but it isn’t just Miller living there – she also shares the space with her kids, partner and one giant dog. Choosing to focus on experiences rather than stuff, the space requires some clever thinking and a few tight squeezes, but the whole gang lives happily together in just 196 square feet.
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