Small Traveling Microhouse
This microhouse cost Rachel Ross less than $8000 to build from recycled material. The quaint home looks like something from a fairytale and Rachel now uses the home as a writer’s retreat. It’d be hard not be inspired living in a home like this.
House Balancing on a Rock
This house has been sitting on a rock in Serbia for over 45 years. It was first conceptualized in 1968 by a group of young swimmers and finally erected the following year as a one-room home. Though it may not be an ideal location to live in, it’s a perfect resting spot for swimmers of the lake who need a place to rest comfortably.
Casa do Penedo
Located in the pittoresque Fafe Mountains, is the House of Stone. Built between four large boulders, this rustic home is also equipped with a swimming pool.
$11,000 Dollar Tiny Dream Home
Macy Miller is an architect from Idaho who wanted a place of her own–but hated the thought of a mortgage. For two years, Macy worked lovingly on this home which is also totally portable.
Tetsu Tree House, Japan
Shipping Container House in Woods
It may not look like a garbage heap from the outside, but this home proves just how modern a recycled house can be. The interior is amazing…
Modern low impact house
Minimod is an innovative and sustainable alternative to traditional housing. It’s built off-site, meaning that there’s no construction impact on the surrounding environment.
Homemade micro housing
Constructed entirely from recycled materials, these caravans combine sustainability, comfort and portability.
Mini-Double Loft Rock House
This smaller house is far more environmentally friendly that the average home but still offers the opportunity to live in a multi-storey home.
This “treehouse” sits on stilts, 12 feet from the ground of downtown Los Angeles.
Transforming A-Frame House
This $1200 holiday home can be repacked and carried away at the end of a weekend in the woods.
Compact Cabin with loft
Japanese Forest House
Modular Micro Home
Geoffrey Warner, a violinist, built this peaceful retreat for $60,000 in 2003. The large windows offer an amazing view of the surrounding evironment but keep in the heat during the winter.
Micro-house with sky loft
Dan Pauly, from Elk River, Minnesota, creates homes that look as if they are plucked from a magical forest.
Mobile Log Cabin
This mobile log cabin by Hans Liberg is located in Hilversum, Netherlands. Easily missed from the outside, the interior presents a minimalist, manmade design that counters the coarse, rustic aesthetic of nature.
ESCAPE cabins are modular portable homes. You can select how they look, the amount of space and even more. They’re fully portable and get delivered to you when they’re built.
Grain Silo Homes
These energy-efficient alternative homes can, on average, provide 1,500 to 2,000 square feet of living space. Some people like Don & Carolyn Riedlinger of Gilbert, Arizona have even combined three grain bins to create a sort of silo mansion.
Residence in Between Trees
Extending cabin house
Solar-Powered Group Living
Tiny Modern Home
After being faced with the cleaning and utility bills of a large house, Andrew and Gabriella Morrison built this mortgage-free house on wheels.
Vertical eco home
This space saving Japanese home is not only cheap enough to be built for under 15,000 USD, it leaves a much smaller eco footprint when compared to traditional housing.