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“Rapid Deployment Module” shelter assembles in 25 minutes, no tools required

“Rapid Deployment Module” shelter assembles in 25 minutes, no tools required | Living Little | Scoop.it
Massachusetts company Visible Good has developed a new emergency shelter dubbed “Rapid Deployment Module.”
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The top 10 shipping container, prefab and modular homes of 2015

The top 10 shipping container, prefab and modular homes of 2015 | Living Little | Scoop.it

Little boxes on the hillside little boxes made of ticky tacky little boxes little boxes little boxes all the same

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World’s Aquifers Losing Replenishment Race, Researchers Say

World’s Aquifers Losing Replenishment Race, Researchers Say | Living Little | Scoop.it
Nearly a third of the world’s 37 largest aquifers are being drained faster than water can be returned to them, threatening regions that support two billion people, a recent study found.
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Water, a big part of living little. 

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Man Builds His Own Low Cost Tiny House For $500

Man Builds His Own Low Cost Tiny House For $500 | Living Little | Scoop.it

People are starting to realize that maybe a grand luxurious home isn’t the best option when it comes to “comfortable living.” Instead, tiny homes that can be built by hand or even bought are seeming more and more like the ideal choice. Especially for one who is living the single life this is definitely …

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Tumbleweed Cypress Tiny House on Wheels

Tumbleweed Cypress Tiny House on Wheels | Living Little | Scoop.it
The Tumbleweed Cypress Tiny House on wheels is one of my favorite designs on trailers so I'm showing it to you here because it might be a great option for you or someone you know. The Cypress is pa...
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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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Porta Palace takes the tiny home on the road in the Netherlands

Porta Palace takes the tiny home on the road in the Netherlands | Living Little | Scoop.it

Dutch designer and tiny house enthusiast Daniel Venneman, who previously bought us the DIY Hermit House, has recently completed a new tiny home on wheels.

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Living Largely Off the Grid in China

Living Largely Off the Grid in China | Living Little | Scoop.it
On Lao Mountain, in coastal Shandong Province, a young couple have been conducting an experiment in self-sufficiency.
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Affordable Prefab Prototype in Vietnam

Affordable Prefab Prototype in Vietnam | Living Little | Scoop.it
A compact Vietnamese prefab housing prototype features local materials.
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Top 10 Shipping Container Tiny Houses

Top 10 Shipping Container Tiny Houses | Living Little | Scoop.it
When it comes to tiny house living, shipping container tiny houses are a great option because they're inexpensive, usually recycled, and extremely durable. This means that by turning one into your ...
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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

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» 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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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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