70 Square Foot ‘OTIS’ Mobile Living Shelter

Posted 11 months ago by

Living sustainably can have so many different meanings from one person to another. But there’s no denying that this Optimal Traveling Independent Space (OTIS) has got sustainable design and living down to a science. With tiny mobile spaces becoming more of the norm, Green Mountain College of Vermont’s academic design program created their 70 square foot…

Energy Positive Bulgarian Residence

Posted 12 months ago by

Home design in a place like Bulgaria may not be focused on being green, but this particular home is a great testament to beautiful contemporary design and some helpful green elements. The sustainability of this home assists in creating an energy plus home for the South Eastern European country. Being energy positive means that this home…

Solar Roof Technology in HALO House, Sweden

Posted 1 year ago by

Students in Sweden are looking to create sustainable homes, architecture, and live more green all around. A group of them got together to create ‘HALO‘ a solar powered, shared space home that is constructed around a rotunda type concept. Central core modules provide the method for heating and cooling the interior space, while much of the…

Celebrity Spotlight: Bryan Cranston’s “3 Palms” Beach Home

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Not only is this structure called ‘home’ to one of television’s biggest stars– Breaking Bad‘s Bryan Cranston, but it is a sustainable and environmentally conscious one as well. The “3 Palms” home was constructed with recycling and LEED accreditation in mind. Turturro Design Studio created this 2,450 square foot residence with 3 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms…

290 Square Foot Mobile 2 Person Residence

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There’s something to be said about those who wish to live a lifestyle in a tiny home, and share it with another person. This 290 square foot space titled ‘ÁPH80′ was created by Ábaton of Madrid, Spain, was crafted for two people to dwell and move whenever and wherever they please. Made from sourced wood of…

Tiny Hobbitat Prefab Homes For Rent

Posted 2 years ago by

If you’ve ever had the thought of having your very own tiny home, it’s now not a far fetched idea to rent first. With access to materials and tools easier than ever, Hobbitat Spaces was formed with the idea to create prefabricated structures that are local and able to be prefabricated and moved around. As of…

Stunning Timber Cabin ‘Trunk House’

Posted 2 years ago by

Australia’s Paul Morgan Architects crafted this stunning cabin in a contemporary fashion without straying away from natural materials as its basis. The “Trunk House,” as it’s called, is a beautiful work that features native woods inside and out. The home is small in square footage, yet huge in impact– and the care taken in the sustainability…

500 Square Foot Off The Grid ‘Soleta’ Home

Posted 2 years ago by

Most off the grid homes might not look like much, but this beautiful ‘Soleta Home’ space created by Justin Capra Foundation for Sustainable Technologies and Inventions (FITS) is all that and more. The structures are sound and green, with a flexible nature that allows for various sizes and types to be built. The homes have the…

Small Remote Cabin in Vermont

Posted 2 years ago by

The practice of sustainable design takes on so many meanings and requirements, that it can be difficult to determine what’s most important when devising a plan for building a home. This 600 square foot cabin in South Lincoln, Vermont, showcases what can be done when thinking sustainably and green. Joan Heaton Architects utilized the practice of…

Self-Sufficient Home Off The Coast of Maine

Posted 2 years ago by

The Porter Cottage started out as a project from daughter to father, and the end result is a great getaway that’s completely off the power grid that the vast majority of us all rely on for just about anything and everything. Set up on a small island off the coast of Maine, Alex Scott Porter Design…