Tiny Grain Bin Homes

Grain bins can be reinforced and insulated in various ways with typical wood framing, straw bales or even an additional grain bin inserted into a larger bin. The area between the two bins is then insulated. You can learn more about how to build a grain bin home from this article from Mother Earth News. The Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage in Missouri documented their renovation of a grain bin into a small duplex and even some homes have been built for the people of Haiti from brand new Sukup grain bins from Iowa.” – Cozy Home Plans

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Tiny Cabin in the Pacific Northwest

Architect designed cabin with large sliding steel doors for securing the cabin when alone in the wilderness. Interior is warm with lots of wood.

“On Salt Spring Island in British Columbia lies a tiny one-room cabin, a finely detailed retreat from Seattle-based Olson Kundig Architects. Its sleek design and kinship with nature make an elegant case for simple living—that, plus the most uncontrived outdoor shower we’ve seen.

See more from their portfolio at Olson Kundig Architects. Photography by Tim Bies for Olson Kundig.”

via A Master Architect Builds a Tiny Cabin in the Pacific Northwest : Remodelista.