Plants & rugged materials turn Alpine garage into dream shed

“When architects Gianmatteo Romegialli and Erika Gaggia saw their friend Carlo “Dino” Marchetti’s garage with the gorgeous views of the Italian Alps, “almost as a joke” they suggested converting it into something “fun”. Given Dino’s passion for gardening, they decided … Continue reading →

Ideas for outdoor spaces that invite inhabitation

Wow, what am amazing collection of beautiful homes and gardens. Almost every comment on YouTube uses the words “wow” and “amazing”, and it’s easy to see why. Many of these ideas can be built on a limited budget with natural … Continue reading →

Important Notes from the 2017 Tiny House Summit

As I’ve been saying repeatedly, most of the ideas for tiny houses apply to building small DIY homes out of natural materials such as earthbags, straw bales, etc. Tiny houses and small homes in general share much in common, and … Continue reading →