How 16 containers became 8 market-rate Phoenix apartments

“On an old used car lot in Phoenix, architects Brian Stark and Wesley James placed 16 used shipping containers and turned them into 8 one-bedroom apartments. With the goal of creating market-rate rental units, the architects tried to work with … Continue reading →

Tiny house for under $5000

“Tiny house build from Aug. 2012 to Aug 2013, I did this all by myself, while working part-time. This tiny house only cost me $5000, I reused lots of things and found free stuff from craigslist. We are a family … Continue reading →

Majestic Off-Grid Cabin In The Japanese Mountains

“Hidden in the forest amongst the mountains of rural Japan is this spectacular off-the-grid cabin. It’s the perfect blend of Japanese architectural concepts and European-style design. The home is simple, yet functional and serves as a perfect place to escape … Continue reading →

Habitat for Humanity ReStores

“A good deal for you, your community and the environment. Habitat for Humanity ReStores are nonprofit home improvement stores and donation centers that sell new and gently used furniture, appliances, home accessories, building materials and more to the public at … Continue reading →