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Desert Shelter by Victor Sidy

This is one of the structures designed & built by residents at Taliesin West. Live/ Work Shelter in the Arizona Desert. New steel and polycarbonate structure is superimposed upon the ‘artifact’ of concrete and stone, creating a dialouge between historic and contemporary forms. A grassy lawn cantilevers over a dry wash, further intensifying the contrast […]

Modular Shelter That Can Be Assembled by 2 People in under 30 Minutes

Be sure to watch the assembly video. Compassion Shelter’s Cabin is a sturdy, weather- and disaster-tested shelter unit that is perfect for any environment. The Cabin is a comfortable, insulated building that includes air conditioning and heating. Natural lighting is provided by two windows. Inside, the cabin has enough room to fit 6 bunks. The […]

Modern Winter Shelter in Bjelašnica, Bosnia

Modern Winter Shelter in Bjelašnica, Bosnia Herzegovina by FO4A.” – nonconcept.net via Modern Winter Shelter in Bjelašnica, Bosnia

215 Square Foot Off-Grid Concrete Solar Shelter

We realize this is not a house; but wouldn’t this 215 square foot concrete shell make a cool solar tiny house? See more at LJB.no and ArchDaily. The main structure has the shape of a tilted cube and this creates a covered entrance for the services and at the same time offers a perfect south exposition […]

Not All Earthships Are Tiny, but Yours Could Be

Earthships are 100% sustainable homes that are both Energy Effecent and Awesome to live in. They offer amenities like no other building style you have come across. For the reasons that follow, I believe Earthships can actually change the world. See for yourself!” – Off Grid World Continue reading at Off Grid World

Flat-Packed Emergency Shelter

Arriving flat-packed, the Shelter can be assembled quickly and has the potential to make a significant difference when applied to a range of medium to long-term housing solutions, it could also provide immediate solutions to industry as it moves to frontier locations. Most importantly, by providing refuge and security for families and communities in crisis, […]

Reinventing the Mud Hut

It’s not often that a project requires you to bulk up on your haggling skills. Then again, it’s not often that a project requires you to re-invent the African Mud Hut either. But that was exactly the task presented to Karolina and Wayne Switzer, participants of the Nka Foundation’s “10×10 Shelter Challenge” to design and build […]

Ecoshelta e.Pod – Modular Building System from Australia

Made from space-age alloy, our e.pods and bigpods can be easily transported and erected anywhere, in as little as a day, for an oceanfront retreat, ecotourism accommodation, studio or any number can be joined together in limitless designs to make delightful, luxurious homes. Cutting edge details, materials, finishes and fabrication systems are carefully selected for minimal […]

Simple Shelter with Pump House and Tank

So far the cabins I have built are remote, more like art projects, without plumbing or electricity. That is easily added to a shell, however, and solar power and composting toilets are an option if you don’t want to run utilities to your cabin site.” – Vistor Summers See more at Simple Shelter Texas

Dream and Fly Bubbles

This is a little design concept for little shelters that are intended to be placed at airports, and other transit centers, to provide a quite place to stay for travelers. I can really understand the value of designs like this after seeing what a volcano eruption can do to travel across a place like Europe. […]

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