Alejandro Aravena: Bring the community into the design process

“When asked to build housing for 100 families in Chile ten years ago, architect Alejandro Aravena looked to an unusual inspiration: the wisdom of favelas and slums. Rather than building a large building with small units, he built flexible half-homes … Continue reading →

Free Sample House Plan by Precision Structural Engineering

Precision Structural Engineering has kindly provided a free sample house plan to showcase their earthbag engineering prowess. Here’s the free PDF plans. As you can see, their code approved engineered plans are very extensive and detailed. Precision Structural Engineering is … Continue reading →

Tiny House Tour at Stunning Waterfront Off-Grid Resort

“In this video we take you on a tour of 2 beautiful off-grid tiny houses at the Domaine Floravie tiny house eco-resort in Rimouski, Québec, Canada. Domaine Floravie has a total of 7 tiny houses located on a stunning piece … Continue reading →

Eclectic Eco-Friendly Tiny House with Two Lofts

To give you an idea of how popular tiny houses are, this video has almost 600,000 hits in just a few months. It never ceases to amaze me how many creative, space-saving ideas people incorporate into tiny homes. This particular … Continue reading →