Micro Monolithic Domes Featured on Good Morning Texas

Good Morning Texas featured David South and his Monolithic Dome Rental Units. These affordable rental units are being built all over the country to help meet the great need for affordable housing.” – Monolithic Domes on YouTube.

via: Monolithic Domes on YouTube. Learn more on the Monolithic Domes website. Below are some screenshots from the video above.

Cabin DROP XL

DROP XL is off-site manufactured, and then road transported to their final location by truck. Made with wood, steel and glass, this microarchitecture is specifically designed as a removable modular unit to be installed with a minimum impact on the environment. The structure’s base is elevated from the ground, on adjustable steel legs, to minimize the contact with the soil and adapt to the irregular terrains.” – IN-TENTA

Learn more about cabin DROP XL.

Skit 2014, a Micro House Designed by Dachi Papuashvili

The building represents an insulated, reinforced construction, covered with wood. Its details will be manufactured before, what will give opportunity to build it without heavy technics at any landscape condition. Skit is an energetically independent building, producing any needed energy on solar power, and accumulating rain water.” – Dachi Papuashvili

Read and see more of this Micro House – Skit 2014

Bamboo Micro Houses For Hong Kong

The prototype shown in the pictures is able to accommodate a single resident with areas dedicated to cooking, sleeping, and sitting. The units are designed to be assembled in groups to create a community. The community complexes would also have areas designed to function for social activities (games, education etc) and communal dining… continues…” – Niall at Humble Homes

Tiny Houses in Japan

This story on Japanese Microhouses was a very popular this past week, I had several readers pass it along to me. Tiny houses are nothing new in Japan of course and it’s inspiring to see how their leading architectural designers transform tiny city lots with tiny homes that feel big inside.

Read and Listen to this story from NPR

Thanks again to Ryan, Dick, and Yvonne for tipping me off to this story.