Orcas Island Tiny House Swoon

Orcas Island Tiny House Swoon

To see the website, click here.  A 400 square feet cabin on Orcas Island, Washington. Designed by Vandervort Architects. It was designed around the concepts of space efficiency, view orientation, and solar access. Trees from the site were milled on island for structural members. … [Read more...]

15 Homes Built With Shipping Containers That Each Cost $2,000

15 Homes Built With Shipping Containers That Each Cost $2,000

To view the website, click here. A luxury home doesn’t always necessarily mean thousands of square footage, towering great rooms and gilded toilets. Take these homes for example: to begin building one of these epic houses, all you need is $2,000. That $2,000 will buy you a shipping container. What you do with that shipping container… well, that’s completely up to you. Some creative people have found a way to transform this rudimentary “room” with metal siding into luxury … [Read more...]

‪Zen forest house: 11K, handcrafted, small home in Oregon‬

‪Zen forest house: 11K, handcrafted, small home in Oregon‬

To view the video, click here. Brian Schulz wanted to see "how small of a house I could make feel big". Inspired by the traditional Japanese minka homes that rely on local materials and steeply sloped roofs to create affordable, open structures, Schulz created a home using materials salvaged or sourced from within 10 miles of his home. The result is a 14-by-16-foot home in tune with its surroundings that cost only 11,000 dollars - mostly for concrete, shakes and … [Read more...]