“Rising Earth Natural Building represents the professional activities of ecological designer, building contractor, and community facilitator Michael McDonough. Primary work is sustainable design/build with elemental materials (stone, earth, wood, straw) in residential and public contexts.
Good advice from a do-it-yourselfer. Even with no building skills or experience, this gentleman built his own tiny house primarily by himself and saved about $15,000 – $20,000. I like his can-do attitude.
“A compact stone barn in the Irish countryside is now a sumptuous holiday cottage perfect for romantic escapes. The current owner converted the barn, now named Crows’ Hermitage. It is located behind his house in the hamlet of Ardcath, less than an hour’s drive north of Dublin.”
“Oli and Holly are a couple who aren’t afraid to break the norms. When they made the decision to build a Tiny House on wheels, this couple constructed a home that would truly suit them and their personalities and is filled with quirky, unique features and clever spatial design.” Read more: YouTube
“In this video we tour a traditional Icelandic turf house at the Islenski Baerinn Turf House museum. Turf houses are the original green buildings because they were built using local and natural materials. In Southern Iceland they used turf from the local wetlands and lava stones to build thick walls that would insulate the houses against wind and cold weather. They imported small amounts of wood, or used driftwood.
Very nice tiny home! Looks like flawless design to me. Check the comments below the video and you’ll see how many readers love this tiny house and say it’s the best design they’ve ever seen. I particularly like the full kitchen.