Some earth homes take advantage of something called thermal mass, which basically means that the mass of a structure has some capacity to store heat. So the mass of a home can stay at a more constant temperature than temperatures outside the home due to the presence and absence of sunlight in a 24-hour period. Obviously, […]
DOWNSIZE + RIGHT SIZE
- DOWNSIZE + RIGHT SIZE
- FOOD + FARMING
- KEEP YOUR TECH ALIVE
- OFF THE GRID
- URBAN SURVIVAL
- ZOMBIES, ETC.
One look at this tiny house and you feel as if you are about to enter a doll house! With bright pink walls, Villa Hermina clearly stands out from the rest of the cottages in the area. Situated outside the southern Czech town of Černín, it was created by HSH Architekti, which unfortunately is now defunct. […]
Many Americans dream of owning a tiny, off the grid cabin in the woods- but it seems too expensive, right? This one was built for just $300!
It’s Halloween, the zombies are coming, and it’s too late to start building up your defenses now. Luckily, you can buy a zombie fortress like, right now!
Environmental science professor Jeff Wilson believes that American homes have gotten too big. To prove it, he’ll be living in a dumpster. For a year.
Bill Southworth took a 16′ trailer and turned it into the DIY camper of his dreams, complete w/ solar panels, extra large water storage, and satellite TV.
Does size matter? This infographic helps show how living small and downsizing helps you make healthy choices for you and for your planet!
Want to get love off the grid, but don’t have much of a budget to work with? For $2,000, one man built himself a tiny off-grid cabin, and his inspiring story shows just what’s possible on an extremely tight budget. If you can make due with 400 square-feet of living space, this cheap, tiny cabin […]