Places to live &c

 

Tiny Homes

Built from Salvage - Dinosaurs and Robots has had a lot of “shackitecture” posts. With my predilection for “lots of stuff” (primarily paper-based), I doubt I could fit. But it is an interesting idea, and personal challenge....
the $8 (scavenged parts) house. The $8 was for light-switches.

 

Tiny Homes book by Lloyd Kahn

 

 

wooden

(dilapadated) wooden Siberian homes - when I dream, I live in one
more russian wooden homes (illustrations)
one wooden house, with wooden pillars (the pillars were, for some reason, the focus of the photo-essay)

 

Wooden skyscrapers?!?!?

 

 

not wooden, not exactly

Concrete-log-homes

 

 

REALLY wooden

Building With Whole Trees

 

 

Shipping containers

homes made from shipping containers

 

Okay, doesn’t look like it would into _my_ neighborhood.

 

 

http://www.dinosaursandrobots.com/2009/07/cinco-camp-five-shipping-container.html

 

npr.org: Big-Box House

 

 

Yurts

http://www.yurtinfo.org/yurt-plans

 

 

otherwise

bomb (?) shelter, by Raytheon
“The Spaceship Down the Street” - NYT article on non-trad house in Guilford, CT
Survivalist “Retreat” - in an old microwave facility? Interior shots look nice, but “It is the only private land for 12 miles. [....] This is a die-hard survivalist home so don’t bother buying it if you can’t handle the work and isolation.”

  • You know what? That sounds awesome, to me!

multi-person hammock-tent

 

 

seemingly fantastic

Archigram is not housing, but where else do I put it? This page is rapidly turning into an architecture catch-all. hrm.
Wikipedia:Archigram
http://designmuseum.org/design/archigram

 

 

Floating (and/or autonomous pseudo-island states)

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2012/03/sealand-and-havenco.ars
http://www.inthesetimes.com/article/3328/floating_utopias/
http://www.sealandgov.org/
Wikipedia:Spiral_Island

NB: I donated to his Kickstarter project

 

 

 

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