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Alex Le Roux 3D prints ‘Tiny House’ in just 24 hours

June 21st, 2016 at 9:35 am » Comments Off

The construction industry itself is dominated by huge corporations with equally huge budgets, many small startups and even one-man businesses. Among them is Alex Le Roux, a Houston, Texas-based student who has just reached a remarkable milestone. Using his own V2 Vesta 3D printer, he has just completed the first 3D printed livable structure in the […]

The Ecocapsule is a new super green micro dwelling

June 1st, 2015 at 7:56 pm » Comments Off

Nice Architect, a Slovakian company, has created the ecocapsule, a new kind of super green micro dwelling.  The ecocapsule is powered by a built-in wind turbine and solar cells, and its egg-like shape allows the collection of rainwater and dew.  

New trend for home-based businesses: “Shedquarters”

April 16th, 2015 at 1:13 pm » Comments Off

Great for maintaining privacy and uninterrupted workflow, surprisingly cozy, and stylish, space-efficient work spaces have become all the rage lately.  

Cool grain silo house

February 26th, 2015 at 2:14 pm » Comments Off

What would you think if someone told you they lived in a grain silo?  You might imagine them sleeping on a bed of hay and bathing in a horse trough.

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