Design inspiration


The Field Lab - A transplanted New Yorker inspires us with his ongoing project to build a cheap and sustainable homestead in the Texas desert.


general design
Apartment Therapy

trailer
Renovating a 1970 Airstream

cabin
Chicken Point Cabin
Delta Shelter
False Bay Cabin
Rolling Huts
Salt Spring Island Cabin
Tye River Cabin

tiny house
Leslie’s Safe House Project page 2
Vardo for Two
AG’s Tumbleweed
Small House Style
Strawbale Garden Cottage
Tiny House Blog
Tiny House Design
This Tiny House
Tiny House Village
Tumbleweed Houses
Turnbull Tiny House
Zoey’s House

not-so-big house
Sarah Susanka Not So Big House Plans
Shelter House
weeHouses

modular/pre-fab
Bali T House
Clayton iHouse
Eco Manufactured Homes
HOM1
iT House view blog
Mail Order LV Series Homes
Pre-Built Bamboo Homes
Sanctuary Shelters
Studio Shed
Yardpods

glass homes
Glass and Steel Cottage
iT House view blog
Roszak/ADC Glass House
Trendir Glass Houses

dome
Chemical Sensitivity and the Monolithic Dome
Shelter Domes

shipping containers
Tempo Housing
Container City

earth building
Cal-Earth (California Institute for Earth Art and Architecture)
Design Build Bluff Blog
Earth Architecture
Green Home Building
Natural Homes – EcoHouse Map
The Adobe Alliance

community
Container City
Good Neighbors: Affordable Family Housing
Hundertwasserhaus
Rolling Huts
Inspiring community: Freestate SWOMP (SWOMP website)
Tiny House Village

homesteading/off-grid/simple living
Constructing a Simpler Life
The Field Lab
The Field Lab Blog
Humanure
The Oko Box
Path to Freedom
Rainwater Harvesting
Vela Creations

houseboat
Coming Unmoored

top photo: © John Wells/The Field Lab | A transplanted New Yorker inspires us with his ongoing project to build a cheap and sustainable homestead in the Texas desert. There are many such pioneers out there offering ideas for design elements, efficiency and sustainability features that we can adapt to our MCS needs using non-toxic building materials.

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