Tag Archives: off-grid

Off-Grid Container Home in the Tahoe National Forest

This is a great example of an remote off-grid tiny home. The land is privately owned but surrounded by the Tahoe National Forest at just over 7000-feet deep in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. While shipping containers are heavy and somewhat complicated to retrofit into housing, they make excellent building blocks that can be completed away from […]

$3,000 Off-Grid Tiny House by College Student

Rob Dunn sits on the porch of his two-story, 96-square-foot home in Poultney, Vt. Dunn, a Green Mountain College senior from Henniker, N.H., has lived off the grid for about a year in his tiny home powered by two 100-watt solar panels. He uses a rocket mass heater for cooking and heating.” – Anthony Edwards/Rutland Herald […]

Tiny Wind-Powered House – Ecocapsule

Miniature houses like the Ecocapsule, whose living space is just 8 square meters, or 86 square feet, challenge you to evaluate just that in order to minimize your life. A team of Slovak designers built the Ecocapsule to be the perfect little luxury home for travel, adventuring, research or just off-the-grid living.” – mic.com Source: This […]

Rowan’s Off-Grid Tiny House

She’d long dreamed of building a small house on a large property; but with a new job, “serious student debt,” and an iffy economy, realizing the dream looked a long way off. “So I decided to work backwards: Build a tiny house and save up for land,” she says.” – Hudson Valley Magazine Read more about Ulster […]

Designer Ryan Frank’s Off-Grid Tiny Home is Built like an Upside-Down Boat.

Designer Ryan Frank wanted a semi-mobile home for a small plot in a “sensitive area”. He thought about yurts and domes, but settled for an open source design he found online” – Kirsten Dirksen of Fair Companies See more videos like this on the Fair Companies YouTube Channel. The house is built like a boat, just […]

The Glass House & Upcoming Workshop with Derek ‘Deek’ Diedricksen

As for the build you’re seeing, this is something I designed and that me and my crew built in a hair over four days on a pretty extreme budget, and while off-grid in the woods. This seasonal cabin (which could be made a year round place with a little insulation and roof swap-out- easily) was […]

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 […]

Off Grid Air Head Unboxing

Here’s an unboxing of a composting toilet by an fellow that’s currently building his own tiny home. The specific unit is an Air Head Composting Toilet – commonly used on boats and RVs. It’s a simple stand-alone unit that features a clever method for separating liquids from solids, which is done to keep odor down and to promote the composting […]

Inside a Cozy Off Grid Gardener’s Hut

Insulated with sheep’s wool and heated by wood burning stoves. “Off Grid” and powered by solar panels. It has an en-suite shower room with hot water.” – Mhairi via Tiny House Swoon See more of this Gardener’s Hut at Tiny House Swoon.

Off-Grid Tennessee Micro Cabin

This beautiful off-grid micro cabin in Tennessee is a contemporary update to the traditional lakeside retreat. The Cape Russell Retreat is a modestly-sized cabin that packs high design into a small residence that is completely independent of the water and electrical grids.” – Inhabitat Read and see more of this Off-Grid Tennessee Micro Cabin that Packs in […]