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Small Chicken Coop with Planter

If you have a few chickens to care for, then you definitely need an appropriate coop for them. This annex is a must-have in your homestead, so if you don’t have one yet or you’re planning to improve the existing coop, here is a perfect DIY project to try. The small chicken coop suggested in the free plans has a planter, clean (more…)

Aussie couple builds off-grid mobile home with 2 containers

Paul Chambers had began building a home out of two shipping containers as a project, but when his wife got tired of suburbia and put their four-bedroom home on the market, his project became the couple’s full-time home. The containers are cleverly and creatively transformed into quite a nice and welcoming home, (more…)

Two Tiny Houses Connected With A Central Sun Room & Deck

How tiny is a too tiny when it comes to tiny houses? Well, if you take a look at the next home, then a tiny house was too small for its owners so they decided to build two and connect them. And who can blame them? A tiny house might be enough for a family of two, but when it comes to a family with children, one must rethink the concept of the tiny house. (more…)

Jeff’s Cabin & Greenhouse

Jeff’s cabin is a charming tiny house that he built while building his larger home. The original purpose of this tiny home was to provide Jeff with shelter while building his home. But once his residence was finished, he moved in and kept the tiny house as a guest house. So a few years later Jeff needed space for his tools and garden utensils and decided to build a second tiny (more…)

Couple Builds Greenhouse AROUND House to Grow Food and Keep Warm

For all the reasons to make and maintain a greenhouse, the members of this family had the most creative one: to protect them from cold weather! It may seem like an unaesthetic choice, because the actual home is engulfed in the greenhouse. But the results are quite convincing: it can be -2°C outside and up to 20°C upstairs.

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This Tiny Barn & Greenhouse Would Make a Fine Tiny House

Transforming already existing space is the essence of the tiny house movement. Of course there are many small homes out there that have been constructed from zero, but the most amazing ones are those that had another purpose at the beginning. This beautiful barn and greenhouse, (more…)

Chainsaw Artist Turns Tree Stump into Illusion of Bucket Pouring Water

Chainsaw carving is pretty incredible and the artists who are the members of this type of art community are super talented. Handling a chainsaw is hard in itself, not to mention creating something artistic with its help. This is why chainsaw carving has gained more and more popularity, since chainsaw artists manage to (more…)

La Tiny House can offer an off-grid solution beginning from $24,000

Tiny houses are not a rare thing to see nowadays, thanks to the minimalist attitudes growing everywhere around the world and due to people choosing freedom and mobility over traditional alternatives. Now, a company wants to add to those reasons a few more: reducing the impact on the environment and homeowner’s expenses. (more…)

Kolarbyn Ecolodge is called “Sweden’s most primitive hotel”

People tend to associate hotel with a modern building. The next piece of basic architecture shows us this shouldn’t be the case. A retreat from the ordinary, this eco-lodge will return you back to the roots of humankind. Located in Skinnskatteberg, Sweden, the STF Kolarbyn has been named the country’s most primitive hotel. The site has been used for hundreds (more…)

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