German couple converts an old school bus into a beautiful wood-filled home for Expedition Happiness - a documented trip from Alaska to South America, at the end of which they’re raffling off the bus. [via Tree Hugger]
minimhomes.com While not completely off grid, the tiny house offers a fantastic alternative to affordable living, one which benefits not only the home owner but the planet as well. Less resources are needed to build and maintain these houses, and utilities are extremely affordable compared to the current average costs. Meg Stephens from
Thinking about tiny houses always prompts the question of whether I myself could live in a tiny house. Part of me thinks I could, because I love the idea of minimal living, getting by on the essentials, and spending more time outdoors. But another part of me thinks I couldn't, because my home is my sanctuary and I want that sanctuary to have certain things in it, including personal space and lots of storage!
Build A Tiny House! Project Based Learning Activity, A PBL
Let students learn how math concepts are connected to the real world as they design their own 3D TINY HOUSE! Area, perimeter, and geometry-- math is everywhere in this project based learning activity (PBL). Designing, creating, and problem solving are key features of this resource. Build a Tiny House! $
Living in a tiny house may mean a simpler life in general, but that doesn't mean you have to say goodbye to all luxuries as well! Here's one great example of what we're trying to say... This tiny mobile house includes a built-in hot tub so that you can still unwind after a hard day's work right in your own home! Is this the kind of house you would like to live in? :)