Tag: eco-friendly housing

Student Builds Lovely Tiny Home For $20,000 to Reduce His School Debt

Posted by on July 16, 2015 in Economy, Tiny Homes & Frugal Living with 0 Comments
Student Builds Lovely Tiny Home For $20,000 to Reduce His School Debt

University of Texas design student, Joel Webber had a desire many college students have — to reduce the debt of his college years. But unlike many of us, he used that desire to motivate him to create a beautiful 145 tiny home. Rather than spend $800/month for housing, Webber invested $20,000 into his own tiny house. It’s very cleverly designed — the steps up to his loft double as storage cubbies — which means it feels much bigger than 145 feet (which is on the smaller side for a tiny house).

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Could the Eco-Friendly Binishell Be Set for a Revival?

Posted by on August 4, 2014 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 1 Comment
Could the Eco-Friendly Binishell Be Set for a Revival?

In the 1960s, as they are now, Binishells were championed for their relatively quick construction time and low environmental impact. A new generation is looking to revive the Binishell method, with a view to providing low-cost housing solutions around the world.

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