The brain child of Barry Jackson, the Hivehaus Flat-Packed Honeycomb House ($TBA) is an easy to build self-contained micro house. Based on the honeycomb structures that bees build the Hivehaus is constructed of individual cells which are customizable enough to offer a layout to fit any need. Each cell is about 100 square feet, is fitted with six LED down lights, four electrical sockets, and your choice of doors and windows. If you want to take your structure off grid solar panels and composting toilets are also available for purchase.
The House IV by De Bever Architecten ($TBA) is the perfect example of a small addition making a huge impact. The Dutch architectural firm created an 800 sq. ft. addition that contains large glass walls to create a oneness with the outdoors. The addition features a studio, bedroom, bathroom, living area, and a small swimming ...[Read More]