Aston Martin’s luxurious house puts owner’s cars proudly on display

Following its residential tower and US home, UK car manufacturer Aston Martin continues its push into real estate with its first Japanese residence. Designed for an Aston Martin enthusiast, the home will feature a spacious interior and a generous rooft… Continue reading Aston Martin’s luxurious house puts owner’s cars proudly on display

3D-printed house promotes self-sufficiency in a small space

Italian 3D printing company WASP (World’s Advanced Saving Project) has revealed plans for an experimental 3D-printed house named Itaca. Once completed, the prototype dwelling will run fully off-the-grid to aid research on self sufficiency and sustainab… Continue reading 3D-printed house promotes self-sufficiency in a small space

3D-printed home made from forest products is 100% recyclable

With clusters and even complete neighborhoods of 3D-printed homes taking shape around the world, we’re starting to see the technology deliver on its promise as a streamlined solution for low-cost housing. A recently finished project has taken this conc… Continue reading 3D-printed home made from forest products is 100% recyclable

Elise tiny house lifts the living room to fit family of three

The Elise tiny house has just 25 sq m (270 sq ft) of floorspace available. In an effort to provide a comfortable interior suitable for a small family in such a compact space, Sweden’s Vagabond Haven has installed an unusual floorplan that raises the li… Continue reading Elise tiny house lifts the living room to fit family of three

Ambitious 3D-printed, 100-home neighborhood being constructed in Texas

Though it currently makes up a tiny slice of the housing market, 3D-printed architecture is growing incredibly fast and it’s possible to imagine large numbers of Americans living in robot-constructed homes in the near-future. Leading the charge is Icon… Continue reading Ambitious 3D-printed, 100-home neighborhood being constructed in Texas

Low-cost tiny house offers lots of options, including off-grid freedom

The Maya, by Sweden’s Vagabond Haven, is a relatively affordable tiny house that measures a mere 6.7 m (22 ft) in length. The compact towable home offers a well-proportioned interior layout for two people and comes with a lot of options for customers t… Continue reading Low-cost tiny house offers lots of options, including off-grid freedom

Baluchon squeezes full-time home and office into tiny 20-ft-long frame

The latest tiny house design to come from French firm Baluchon measures just 6 m (20 ft) in length. However, despite this compact size, the Milanda packs everything necessary to serve as a comfortable full-time residence to its owner in northern France… Continue reading Baluchon squeezes full-time home and office into tiny 20-ft-long frame

Flowerpots and cereal boxes among the crazy ideas becoming Airbnb homes

The results are in for Airbnb’s OMG! Fund competition and the home ideas are just as wild as expected. From a house shaped like a flowerpot to another that looks like a solar-powered cereal box, a hundred off-the-wall designs are now getting a chance a… Continue reading Flowerpots and cereal boxes among the crazy ideas becoming Airbnb homes

Novel off-grid tiny house slides its bed outside for stargazing

Commissioned to create a tiny house for Australian tourism and events company Visit Victoria, Ample came up with the charmingly named Stella the Stargazer. Looking like a rural farm shack from a distance, the off-grid dwelling’s rustic appearance belie… Continue reading Novel off-grid tiny house slides its bed outside for stargazing

Macdonald tiny house cuts the cord for off-grid adventure

Canada’s Fritz Tiny Homes was hired by a couple who plan to spend their retirement traveling throughout North America. The firm duly designed the Macdonald, which is kitted out for adventure and features a full off-the-grid setup, with some nice extra … Continue reading Macdonald tiny house cuts the cord for off-grid adventure