Entries tagged as 'unconventional'
According to the architect, Antón García- Abril, of Ensamble Studio:
About the name:
model: Hemeroscopium House
designer: Ensamble Studio
size: 400 m2 (4,300 sf)
The Times Online (UK) covered a temporary home called The Universal World House by inventor Gerd Niemoeller.
It is made of paper, but according to The Times:
Read the entire article, including comments from a number of interested buyers here in the US.
Author: Roger Boyes
Publication: The Times Online
Section: Europe News
Length: 566 words
Date: January 17, 2009
Hat tip: TreeHugger on January 21, 2009
The designer's website offers numerous images, but no information about size or price.
Igloos can be lengthened to six or more metres by adding sets of extension panels, or interlinked by tunnels to provide a complete weatherproof base.
The Australian Antarctic Division has a bit more info on the history of the cabins:
Apartment Therapy Chicago looked at Werner Sobek's R128 and H16 homes:
And Apartment Therapy New York caught The New York Times' coverage of "high-style sheds":
Prior to the New York Times' articles, Treehugger wrote about friggebods, or Swedish garden sheds:
Shedworking reported that Alchemy Architects are considering bringing their weeHouses to the UK: