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Studies in small, net-zero, pre-fab, container, earth, natural, low-impact and experimental living spaces
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Portable tiny house built from recycled water tanks can be towed by a bicycle - Treehugger

Portable tiny house built from recycled water tanks can be towed by a bicycle - Treehugger | Living Little | Scoop.it
Treehugger Portable tiny house built from recycled water tanks can be towed by a bicycle Treehugger Tiny houses come in all shapes and sizes, and are built from all sorts of materials, but this tiny house concept uses a novel approach to creating a...
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Upcycled Homes for the Homeless

Upcycled Homes for the Homeless | Living Little | Scoop.it
» Upcycled Homes for the Homeless | Upcycle Journal
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wow, this is inspiring. 

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Architect transforms storage room into a micro home - Images

Architect transforms storage room into a micro home - Images | Living Little | Scoop.it
Swedish architect Karin Matz, transforms an abandoned 36sqm room into a multi-purpose tiny home
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Quick to Construct Arched Cabins

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Shipping Container Home-Studio

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Shipping Container Home-Studio
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The Nook: A sustainable retreat based on the wigwam - Images

The Nook: A sustainable retreat based on the wigwam - Images | Living Little | Scoop.it
Designer Antony Gibbon drew upon the wigwam for inspiration while designing the Nook
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Sustainable home can be built in four days using only a screwdriver

Sustainable home can be built in four days using only a screwdriver | Living Little | Scoop.it
French architectural firm Multipod Studio recently unveiled a new sustainable house that can be built in four days using only a screwdriver.
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not tiny, but impressively engineered and fast to construct

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Apparatus X: An off-grid disaster relief vehicle, micro-home, and more

Apparatus X: An off-grid disaster relief vehicle, micro-home, and more | Living Little | Scoop.it
Apparatus X is a work-in-progress concept that seeks to transform an aging RV into a flexible unit that can serve as an off-grid disaster relief vehicle, a ...
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Off-grid Minim House reimagines tiny living

Off-grid Minim House reimagines tiny living | Living Little | Scoop.it
The Minim House is a trailer-based micro-home with 19.5 sq m (210 sq ft) of space that is capable of operating on or off-grid thanks to an optional composta...
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Flat-pack NOMAD Micro Home promises inexpensive off-grid living

Flat-pack NOMAD Micro Home promises inexpensive off-grid living | Living Little | Scoop.it
Canadian company NOMAD Homes has produced a new concept micro-home that measures just 100 sq ft (9.2 sq m), ships as a flat-pack, can operate off-grid, and is said to be easy-to-build.
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DIY Hermit House allows users to customize and build their own micro house

DIY Hermit House allows users to customize and build their own micro house | Living Little | Scoop.it
Dutch duo Daniel Venneman and Mark van der Net have created a DIY kit for micro houses. The Hermit House features a unique zigzag floor plan, creating a mul...
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truly little.  

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ÁPH80 prefab portable home offers appealing vision of micro-living

ÁPH80 prefab portable home offers appealing vision of micro-living | Living Little | Scoop.it
Spanish architectural studio ÁBATON has developed the ÁPH80: a prefabricated, portable micro-home, which is envisioned as the first in a series of upcoming ...
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From prefab skyscrapers to prefab houses, Klik claims to fit the bill

From prefab skyscrapers to prefab houses, Klik claims to fit the bill | Living Little | Scoop.it
With Klik, Australian companies Elenberg Fraser and Unitised Building have come up with a prefabricated modular building system they claim is equally suited...
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ADAK camping trailer keeps you cozy off the grid

ADAK camping trailer keeps you cozy off the grid | Living Little | Scoop.it
The search for the perfect mobile, off-grid living solution continues.
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Micro Kitchen Concept for Small Urban Dwellings
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Micro Kitchen Concept for Small Urban Dwellings<br/> | stofftree | Living Little | Scoop.it
A new prototype by GE Monogram, unveiled at Dwell on Design 2014, rethinks appliance design for the small-space era. See the micro kitchen concept, plus other applianc...
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Gluten Sensitivity May Actually be from Another Component in Wheat - Eat Drink Better

Gluten Sensitivity May Actually be from Another Component in Wheat - Eat Drink Better | Living Little | Scoop.it
Do you have a gluten sensitivity? New research suggests that you may be mistaken and that another component is wheat (and other foods) is actually to blame.
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Interesting research on the carb "fructan" found in wheat that can ferment in the gut and cause unpleasant symptoms. 

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Homeless Say These Tiny Houses Are 'Life Changing'

Homeless Say These Tiny Houses Are 'Life Changing' | Living Little | Scoop.it
By Brendan O'Brien MADISON, Wis., May 10 (Reuters) - After surviving two long, cold Wisconsin winters on the streets, Betty Ybarra traded freezing park benches and tents for a tiny house made of recycled wood she helped build hersel...
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Couple builds tiny house for US$33k, releases plans

Couple builds tiny house for US$33k, releases plans | Living Little | Scoop.it
The cost of buying a house today can be prohibitively expensive, so it's no surprise that tiny home builds appear to be increasingly popular. One such recen...
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Salsa Box adds a little flavor to the tiny house movement

Salsa Box adds a little flavor to the tiny house movement | Living Little | Scoop.it
The Salsa Box tiny house, by Portland, Oregon-based firm Shelter Wise, manages to make living in a space of just 9 sq m (96 sq ft) seem not just possible, b...
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Chinese company uses 3D printing to build 10 houses in a day

Chinese company uses 3D printing to build 10 houses in a day | Living Little | Scoop.it
These US$4,800 homes are 3D-printed using recycled building materials, and could be used as low income housing in China.
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Size matters: Gizmag's Top 10 tiny homes

Size matters: Gizmag's Top 10 tiny homes | Living Little | Scoop.it
Big may be beautiful, but in a world of rapidly-shrinking space and resources, it often makes more sense to downsize. Gizmag doffs its cap to 10 recent arch...
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Micro-units fit the housing bill for city dwellers

Micro-units fit the housing bill for city dwellers | Living Little | Scoop.it
Kayla Smith, 35, has been out of college for years, but she’s returned to dorm-style living in an apartment the size of a one-car garage in a brand-new building in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood.
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SF experiements with micro-housing

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DIY Hermit House - Images of the eight different versions

DIY Hermit House - Images of the eight different versions | Living Little | Scoop.it
Dutch duo Daniel Venneman and Mark van der Net have created an open source home kit, which allows DIYers to build and customize their own micro house
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Outside the box: Celebrating the shipping container in architecture

Outside the box: Celebrating the shipping container in architecture | Living Little | Scoop.it
The modern metal shipping container has proven to be a boon to both worldwide commerce, and architecture. Gizmag takes a look at the latter, with our favori...
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Not all are small, but the building block is little.  

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Inhabiting Geometry:A Bespoke Private Getaway that Fits in Your Backyard

Inhabiting Geometry:A Bespoke Private Getaway that Fits in Your Backyard | Living Little | Scoop.it
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