Inspired by ancient timber framed homes in the northern Alps, the house has a modern smart design with an attractive façade of a mountain chalet.
Designed by architecture firm Tengbom in collaboration with students at the University of Lund in Sweden, this tiny student studio flat is affordable and environmentally-friendly.
Each unit measures 10 square meters (108 square feet). The compact living space offers a sleeping-loft, kitchen and bathroom. The interior made entirely of wood makes use of every inch of space. Bookshelves double as staircase leading to the sleeping loft.
Ecologia Montréal designed by Gervais Fortin located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada had the objective to reduce the ecological footprint.
Local materials with little polluting elements are used. The house is built in insulating concrete forms. Part of the material used is constituted of 100% recycled materials. The concrete contains 39% of recycled materials.
Architects Sotos Mallas and Aaron Ritenour of esé Studio Architects created the Lycabettus Penthouse in Athens, Greece with solid materials and sustainable design.
The refined modern interior design focuses on beautiful craftsmanship with an awareness for the environment.
Atelierworkshop designed the Port-a-Bach prototype shipping container home which is portable, environmentally-friendly, inexpensive, and can comfortably sleep two adults and two children.
The tiny home features exterior steel shell that can be folded up to enclose the entire structure.
The Rolling Huts located in Mazama, Washington in Methow Valley were constructed to serve as modern form of camping. Designed by Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen Architects in Seattle, these environmentally-friendly huts sit lightly on the meadow, with wheels lifting the structures above the site.
Each hut is simple with 200 sq. ft. of interior space, and is equipped with a small fridge, microwave and fireplace. The 240 sq. ft. covered deck which surrounds the hut provides additional outdoor living space.
This modular, low-energy house is sustainable and transportable. The unit is multifunctional and can be used as a guest house or as country hideaway. Designed by Werner Aisslinger (who created the popular Loftcube), Fincube is located near Bozen in Northern Italy and enjoys breathtaking views of the Dolomite mountains. Local and recyclable materials were used to build this stylish prefab home. The house can be easily dismantled on a different site.