Dylan Magaster visits Vilson Bratovic who built his own stone tiny home in the village of Donje Raštane, Croatia. It was built using traditional methods but he lives in comfort with modern off-grid technology. Follow Dylan Magaster in YouTube for more great videos like this.
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 […]
A set of French doors takes you from the porch into the small cabin. At one end is the full bathroom with its barn-style sliding door. At the other end is the kitchen, flanked by a pair of closets. The remainder of the 350 ft2 (32.5 m2) space is a combined sleeping and living room.” – Small House […]
The house of stone is a modern specialty use structure constructed from gabion stone blocks. Gabion blocks are baskets woven with steel cables and filled with stones to form a durable building material. The gabion blocks form the structure of the side walls.” – Off Grid Shelters LLC Learn more about this House of Stone.
The blackhouse is built on clay where the base stones of the wall stand on pebbles to prevent movement. The thick insulated walls of the home are built from two layers of dry stone with an infill of peat topped off with a layer of clay to prevent water getting in to the wall and […]
Small house thought as a compact block, respecting the architecture of the area and the enviorment. The façade is built as the retaining walls of the agricultural lands in this area. ARCHITECTS: Borja García, Jorge Cortés, Sergio García-Gasco. COLLABORATORS: Inma Lifante. PHOTOGRAPHY: Borja García, Sergio García-Gasco. LOCATION: Fleix (Vall de Laguar), Alicante.” – Europaconcorsi. See more of […]
Defining the border between Devon and Cornwall, the River Tamar flows through lands that were once part of a vast estate owned by the Duke of Bedford. Perched above the river are two near-identical cottages built in the mid-19th century to house families of workers employed by the estate. Though both were completely derelict when […]
Now to the details of this house… this one is one of the larger sculptures that I’ve built. I had found this patch of moss clinging to a cliff area and it begged for a house to be built here, so I did! It took me 4 days just to collect all the stones and […]