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Air, Water, Waste, Food, Energy – Designers Imagining Self-Contained Living Systems

It’s a paradigm shift in home resource creation and location. Water uses gravity to generate pressure. Energy is harvested from solar and wind apparatuses. Air, water and waste are cleaned using a living bio wall and everything is recycled when possible.” – Yanko Design See more of Future Living Housing Project

Converted Van Spacious

1986 GMC Vandura G-3500 cube van converted to a camper with a spacious feel. You can stand up in the van and walk around.

Teardrop Built On Large Trailer

Homemade Camping Trailer for Sale. One of a kind.

Tiny Cabin on 5 acre hops farm

Beautiful one room cabin with small loft on five acres half hardwoods with power and water, not hooked up yet, no septic but there is an out house, jotul f3 wood stove, steel roof, hemlock siding, there is no interior needs to be finished, deeded easement access, the property also has a 1.5 acre hops […]

Awesome Tiny House Cottage

This is a meticulously crafted tiny house on wheels that was built by a family of builders (2 brothers and a father). It was finished on June 7th 2012. The interior is approximately 136 square feet.

I planted a cherry tree!

Read how Ryo plans to keep this tree alive in these inhospitable conditions. “On a recent trip to Serenity Valley, I planted a cherry tree. Now, planting a fruit tree in the high desert, where there is no rain nor running water for half the year, may seem foolish. And maybe it is. But I […]

Designing and Installing a Rain Water Catchment System

Learn more about catching rain water for large, small, and tiny house living. “Many people go with below ground tanks but that requires different tanks, and the added cost of digging not to mention the disruption to the landscape, and the added factor of pumping the water back up to the point of use.” via Alt. Build […]

Water in the Tiny House

Here are a couple simple and practical ways to live comfortably without true plumbing. “What do we do about water? I suppose it kind of slipped my mind not to talk about our water system here in the tiny house. I’ll give you a quick overview.” Continue reading at Life in 120 Square Feet: Water in the […]

15 Days No Water

It’s easy to take things for granted that rarely fail us, like running water. I recently ran across a post that served as a good reminder. It listed 10 lessons learned while living without water for 15 days. 15 Days No Water

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