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gessato:

Built into the hillside of Cap-à-l’Aigle, a village of Charlevoix, Canada, the Malbaie V Residence by MU Architecture is a boxy two-story house with a 100% green roof. The verdant feature insulates the home, regulating temperature rise and loss in the summer and the winter.

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smallandtinyhomeideas:

minim house | foundry architects

pull out floor bed with full mattress (no loft to crawl up, cooler in the summer, simple bed-making).

no walls to diminish sense of space. (210 ft2) for full 1-2 person living and entertaining: a 10′ kitchen, a 5′ closet, 8′ sofa/guest bed, dedicated office area, 4′ dining table, comfortable seating for 7, and a 7′ projection screen.

streamlined framing and insulation with standardized SIPs panels (shipped nationwide). Just 3 windows and 1 door to install; no window/door trim work on exterior or interior.

innovative table system that may be raised/lowered/swiveled in 4 floor sockets to function as kitchen island/bar, second desk, coffee table, dining table, and bedside table.

detachable design (house may be undocked from trailer with 15 bolts).

off-grid design for areas without water/sewer/electric hookups.

integrated rain catchment/storage with no visible gutters.

minim micro homes | plans | hat tip tiny house living | more boneyard

jamesmcgahaphotos:

Old cabin. Forest Falls, CA. #california #forestfalls #cabin #abandoned #forest #fujifilm #fujix20

jamesmcgahaphotos:

Old cabin. Forest Falls, CA. #california #forestfalls #cabin #abandoned #forest #fujifilm #fujix20

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smallandtinyhomeideas:

5.5m x 5.5m  | LVPH The Windig project proposes to create small habitable structures scattered throughout the park. The rental of these turrets will fund the maintenance of the park. Each turret is 5.5m x 5.5m x 9m and is equipped minimally: one shower, one toilet, a small kitchen and a wood stove. via archdaily

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