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Off the Grid Living in London in a Boat Made from Scrap

Here’s a peek into what it’s like to live off-grid in London. With sweat equity and resourceful scavenging this narrow boat owner has carved out a low cost way of living in one of the most expensive cities in the world. This video was brought to you by the folks at Off-Grid.net, where you can […]

Can You Imagine Life in a Tiny Cave Home?

The Rock Cottage embedded in a sandstone cliff is located on five acres of woodlands and gardens in Wolverley, Worcestershire, England. It was built back in the 1770s and consists of three adjoining caves.” – Eric Token via The Rock Cottage, Worcestershire, England – 15 Most Unusual Underground and Cave Houses.

“Gypsy” Vans by Roth

Wally and Victoria Roth of Bend, Oregon have experience in building exquisite carousel horses, cabinets, boat building and yacht restoration, but their designs really come to life in their re-creations of their Romani “Gypsy” Caravans. Their goal for the custom design is to come as close as possible to the original look and feel of […]

Beetle’s House

This tiny house designed by Japanese architect Terunobu Fujimori and is now on display at the V&A Museum in London. It’s part of an exhibit called 1:1 – Architects Build Small Spaces. Nineteen architects were invited to submit proposals and seven were selected to be built at full-scale. Beetle’s house is designed to host an […]

Tiny House in a Barn

Nick Weston, the author or The Treehouse Diaries: How to Live Wild in the Woods, has moved out of his treehouse in England and has setup a new humble living space inside an old barn. By comparison he’s now living a modern life with electricity, a gas stove, and running water (just outside from a […]