Architecture Student Transforms a School Bus Into a Mobile House

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All together, this is less than a downpayment on a home, and the school bus can function as a normal house. Tiny Tack House Transforms Tacks into Tiny Home Movement Advocates. Carbon-Neutral Queensland Beachfront Home is New Face of Tropical Off-Grid Architecture.

Passive House Case Study

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The Salus Corporation is a Canadian charity that provides housing and support services for clients with mental health needs.

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Tiny House Development in Detroit Aims to Offer Affordable Housing

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The Detroit-based non-profit Cass Community Social Services (CCSS) recently unveiled the first six tiny homes already completed as part of their affordable housing solution in the area. The housing is intended for low-income seniors, students, and even homeless people.

Modern Passive House

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The specs are great, but what’s also very impressive is that the home is modern architecture at it’s best. Related Articles on JetsonGreen.com: Innovative New Passive House Prefab. Small Passive House Can be Built in Just 10 Days.

Aspen Root Passive House

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The Aspen Root Passive Home is the culmination of a 25-year journey for the owners who both work in the environmental industry and are committed to reducing their own ecological footprint.

Cottonwood House

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The Cottonwood Passive House is one of the first homes in Alberta built to the Passive House standard. EcoHouse CanPhi David Zeibin ecoHouse Canada German Passive House standard passive house Passive House Standard sustainable architecture and building

Gorgeous and Light-Filled Passive House

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But thankfully, that is starting to change in recent times, as is clearly demonstrated by the so-called Tigh na Croit house recently built in Scotland. Hopefully, this home is one of the heralds of a new era of more occupant-friendly Passive House designs. Modern Passive House.

Passive House Worth Noting

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Lansdowne Drive is a passive house that was recently built in London by the firm Tectonics Architects. It’s certainly passive house architecture at its best, and a great example of modern architecture to boot. The lower level houses the entrance, bedrooms and bathrooms.

House That Moves With the Wind

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ReActor, as their project is called, is not just a house, but could also be considered a work of art. ReActor house measures 44 x 8 ft (13 x 2.4 The most challenging aspect of living in a house that moves was staying out of the sun, according to the architects.

Pros and Cons of Shipping Container Architecture

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This article looks at the main pros and cons of shipping container architecture, starting with the good stuff. Pros of Shipping Container Architecture. Related Articles on JetsonGreen.com: Shipping Container Architecture Helping to Solve Homelessness.

Guest Post – Live The Architecture

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Myself – I’m a bit of a skeptic, but as Unsquare Life explains for us below – it has some real world applications, especially in the world of architecture. People are getting an opportunity to “live” the house.

Innovative Sustainable Tree House Design

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The Toronto based firm Farrow Partnership Architects designed and built a unique, modern tree house, which is made from sustainable materials, and doesn’t harm the tree in any way, or restrict its growth. Conservatory House Built to Replicate the Design and Functionality of a Tree.

Shipping Container Architecture Helping to Solve Homelessness

Jetson Green

The ease of using shipping containers to build homes, and the speed with which such homes can be constructed makes them a prime choice when developing housing for the homeless. But far from being poorly made, these homes offer all the comforts of a traditionally constructed house.

Comfortable and Surprisingly Spacious Tiny House

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The recently completed NestHouse, built by Jonathan Avery of Tiny House Scotland is quite possibly all a tiny home should be. The house is heated by a woodstove, which is located in the center of the sitting area, and the stairs leading up to the loft are coiled around it.

Student Housing Made of Shipping Containers

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Shipping container architecture seems to be once again becoming quite popular. The well-known Danish firm Bjarke Ingels Group has recently completed a sustainable floating housing prototype for students living in Copenhagen.

Bois Ellen Housing Co-op

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The recently completed Bois Ellen Co-op is located in the City of Laval near the Place de la Concorde train and metro station, a neighbourhood that is in transition toward multi-residential housing. architects passive design SABMagazine.com sustainable architecture and building

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Colorado’s First Passive House

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Brookfield Residential’s Midtown Residence Eight in Denver, is the first Colorado home to receive the Passive House Institute U.S. It is also the first house made by a US production builder to receive this certification. Karuna House Becomes the World’s Greenest House.

Karuna House Becomes the World’s Greenest House

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Karuna House, a single family residence which stands on the hilltops of Yamhill County, Oregon has received the Passive House (PHUIS+), Minergie-P-ECO and LEED for Homes Platinum certifications. The house was designed by Holst Architecture and built by the company Hammer & Hand.

Innovative New Passive House Prefab

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Sonya Newenhouse, the founder of the green consulting company, Madison Environmental, is putting theory into practice through building the so-called NewenHouse, which is a prefab sustainable, passive house. The space heating demand of this passive house is 3.61

Recycled Shipping Container House

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It’s called Kin Kin Container House and it was built using a disused shipping container that was already on the property when owner Troy Walker purchased it.

Energy Efficient Reclaimed Modern House

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A home that comes close to being Net Zero is highly sustainable just based on that alone, but Reclaimed Modern house designed by architecture firm Dwell Developments goes a step further, as it is also constructed from reclaimed wood, concrete and metal.

Bedford Park House

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The Bedford Park House in Toronto is a 3,100 sq. Building Case Studies ALEX TEDESCO Bedford Park House geothermal system LGA Architectural Partners Radiant Floor Heating SabMagazine sustainable architecture and building

Super Affordable Tiny House

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Even though downsizing to a tiny house is all about cutting costs and saving, a lot of custom made, or prefab tiny home offerings have hefty price tags. Prefab affordable alternative energy energy efficiency green building international modern architecture modern design tiny home tiny house

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EcoHouse Casa Luca DLP Architecture ecoHouse Canada Lucio Picciano Architect nergy efficiency and ethical building practices passive houseToo often we equate energy efficiency with sustainability, overlooking considerations of form and design.

Shipping Container-Inspired House Idea

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Slawik simply took all the best parts of shipping container architecture and modified it to be easier to build and maintain. The Homebox is designed as a three-story house and has a footprint of 75 square feet, and a net living area of 150 square feet.

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Modular Housing for the Homeless of Dublin

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Modular housing has a number of advantages, such as speed, affordability and ease of construction, which makes it ideal for use as housing for the homeless. A Tiny House EcoVillage for the Homeless.

An Interesting Example of Shipping Container Architecture

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The so-called RDP House, recently completed in Quito, Ecuador, is a great example of unique and interesting ways in which shipping containers can be used to build modern, sustainable homes. Student Housing Made of Shipping Containers.

Tiny Student Housing Experiment in Atlanta

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Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) has successfully completed their next generation urban housing design project, which involved repurposing an abandoned parking deck by turning it into affordable student housing. A Tiny House That Can be Towed by Car.

Sarah House Project Container Home For Sale

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The idea behind the Sarah House Project was to create a prototype for a simple, sustainable and affordable home. The Sarah House was constructed by welding the two shipping containers together one next to the other along the longer side, resulting in a living area measuring 672-square-feet.

A Prefab Tiny House Retreat

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Vivood, a Spanish architecture group, designed a tiny prefabricated house of the same name, which can be assembled in only about nine hours. The Vivood houses are available in a number of sizes, ranging from 154.5

Best Container Houses in the World

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Shipping container architecture is much more than just buying a used cargo container, cutting some holes for windows and doors and calling it a home. Amazingly beautiful houses have been built using these eco-friendly building blocks. Caterpillar House.

What is Passive House?

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Tiny House that Overlooks a Volcano

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Residents of the so-called Phoenix House in Hawaii can. Phoenix House is located on a lava field Kalapana, which is near the base of the active Mauna Loa volcano. Phoenix House has a total floorspace of 450 sq ft (41 sq m) and is not towable, as most tiny homes we see are.

Dignified Disaster Relief Housing

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There is always need for disaster relief housing, and the recently introduced Hex House is certainly one of the more dignified ones. Hex House is hexagonal in shape and features a number of amenities more typical for a home than a temporary shelter.

Orient Inspired Off-The-Grid Tiny House

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The Lilypad is an example of a beautifully designed and furnished tiny house. The Lilypad was built in collaboration with Lina Menard of Niche Consulting, and Small House Oregon. Related Articles on JetsonGreen.com: Tiny House Inspired by Japanese Minimalism.

Plans for the Floating House Freely Available

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Anyone interested in doing so will be happy to learn that the UK architecture firm Carl Turner Architects plans to release the blueprints for their Floating House, which they built a few months ago. The house also features a rooftop observation deck. A Flood Proof House?

Feldman Architecture’s 2 Bar House Features a Green Roof and Simple Floating Design

Jetson Green

Designed by Feldman Architecture and located in Menlo Park, California, this 2 bar house is not only cost-efficient, but is also a renovation of an old home that incorporated a variety of sustainable materials and systems.

Prefabricated Happy Cheap House

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The so/called Happy Cheap House is a prototype for low-cost prefab homes and it was designed by Swedish architect Tommy Carlsson. The Happy Cheap House measures 110-square-metres and its design is focused on optimizing the internal space. Sarah House Project Container Home For Sale.

Useful Shipping Container House Ideas and Plans

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Liray House. The house was built by Proyecto ARQtainer and it was built in three months for only about $75,000. The three shorter containers make up the living room and kitchen, while the two longer containers house the bedrooms and bathrooms. The Old Lady House.

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Upcycle House Built From Used Shipping Containers

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The Danish architecture firm Lendager Arkitekter recently completed the experimental Upcycle House in Nyborg, Denmark. The end result was the reduction of CO2 emissions by 86% compared to a benchmark house. They can also be removed from the ground if the house is torn down.