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 between the Natural and transient human intervention.” – Victor Sidy
See more of this Desert Shelter (1999) on Victor Sidy’s website.
A 150 square feet Henry David Thoreau replica in New Hampshire. Shared by Dick Struthers. Work by Bensonwood.” – Tiny House Swoon
via Stone Thoreau Cabin Replica
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 Bliss
See more of A small stone cabin by Northworks
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.
Abandoned house in Sajama National Park, Bolivia with Twin Chilean volcanoes Parinacota and Pomerape behind. Photos by Marsha Eibert.” – Tiny House Swoon
via Abandoned Stone House
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 then capped with turf which absorbs any excess water.” – Natural Homes
Learn more about How to build a Blackhouse
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 this Weekend pavilion