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    Boundary House – A Cost-Effective Steel Frame House by Niji Architects

Boundary House – A Cost-Effective Steel Frame House by Niji Architects

This modern small house, called Boundary House, can be found in a residential street in Tokyo. The house was created by Niji Architects who had to develop a cost-effective design due to a limited budget, while also incorporating the clients other requirements.

Boundary House makes use of light gauge sections (LGS) – mostly lipped […]

Transforming a 1944 House Design into a Contemporary Retreat

Richard Rogers and his team at RSHP have re-imagined Jean Prouvé’s “6×6 Demountable House” for Design Miami/Basel 2015. The house, which was originally designed in 1944 by Prouvé, was intended to rehouse war victims in France. RSHP have adopted it to create a self-contained family holiday home.

The recreation consists of a simple gabled structure […]

Toybox Home – A Stylish Tiny House on Wheels For $48,000

This modern tiny house has been created by Frank Henderson and Paul Schultz. Located in Lake Forest, Illinois, the house has been dubbed the Toybox Home and contains just 140 square feet. The home’s interior features some clever space-saving design, as well as a few eco-friendly elements.

The first aspect of this house that […]

  • The Cinder Cone - Foster Huntington - Washington - Treehouses Exterior - Humble Homes
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    The Cinder Cone – A Treehouse Getaway with a Skatebowl and Hot Tub

The Cinder Cone – A Treehouse Getaway with a Skatebowl and Hot Tub

In Skamania Country in 2014 Foster Huntington and a group of his friends started working on their own dream project that consisted of a multi-platform treehouse, a skate bowl, and a soaking tub. Fast forward to 2015 and the project has been completed and they’ve named it The Cinder Cone.

The team of friends […]

  • Modular House - Ecoliv - Australia - Living Room - Humble Homes
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    Ecoliv’s Sustainable Prefab Houses Boast a Host of Green Features

Ecoliv’s Sustainable Prefab Houses Boast a Host of Green Features

This house has been built by the Australian company Ecoliv who produce prefabricated buildings that focus on a reduced environmental footprint. The house shown was built for the Sustainable Living Festival in 2014 and is 746 square feet (69 square meters) in size.

The prefab house has a host of sustainable/environmental features built into its […]

Modern Modular Prefab Houses by EcoShelta in Australia

Produced by EcoShelta, this small shed-like unit makes uses of modular design and prefabrication. The Australian company makes use of a design that’s been refined over the last three decades to create environmentally responsible buildings that are composed of corrugated aluminium panels, a steel frame and timber cladding.

According to EcoShelta, the system allows the […]