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Off-Grid Micro Cabin in Tennessee

The cabin began as a steel cube—the vertical cedar slats give it strength, and openings in the back wall add interest. The verticality of the façade helps the cabin slip into the woods during the day, and at night light from the interior escapes through the silver openings.” – Inhabitat Learn more about this Off-Grid Tennessee Micro […]

Apparatus X – Mobile Eco Shelter

Students at Penn State are turning a trailer into an off-grid disaster relief shelter that will be well-suited for both first-response, as well as long-term aid.” – Inhabitat Read and see more of this Mobile Eco Shelter

Comfy Family Cabin Offers Unique View

The owners purchased the tiny wooden structure for a little more than $20 and asked the architect to refurbish it into a relaxing hideaway on their expansive property. The result is a serene mini-cabin that the family of four plans to use as a multi-purpose space for socializing, relaxing and studying.” – Inhabitat See more of […]

Tiny Writer’s Studio in London

At night, light that filters through the large glazed entranceway and cedar screen envelope the writer’s studio in a warm and cozy glow.” – Lucy Wang for Inhabitat See more of this Tiny Writer’s Studio by WSD Architecture

HALO – Passive Solar Home Designed by Swedish Students

Measuring 645 sq foot, HALO takes its name and shape from the rainbow-like optical phenomenon around the sun. It was designed with small private rooms and large entertaining areas to shift people away from the growing trend of social isolation… Its curvy roof is made from monocrystalline silicon photovoltaic solar cells on acrylic covered with a […]

Affordable Prefab Design from 1948

One of Prouvé’s Demountable Houses, Maison 8×8, is an 8 square meter dwelling made from durable metal frames with a wooden roof and floor beams. 64 square meters provides an acceptable amount of living space while allowing the project to be quickly and easily constructed.” – Inhabitat  Read and see more of Jean Prouve’s Maison 8×8 Prefab […]

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