Maybe you want to spend a night, maybe you wanna spend a year – it really doesn’t matter with the Leaf House. Essentially a small dwelling on wheels, each one is custom built to the exact specifications of the owner. And they’re more than just a gimmicky trailer; each one was built to withstand the harsh Canadian winters, keeping you warm all through the colder seasons. In order to make a home that was portable, the design team had to cut back on weight opting for solutions like concrete…
Is your dream to live off-grid in any place of your choosing? The tiny egg-shaped Ecocapsule could be the low-energy home you’re looking for. Designed by Bratislava-based Nice Architects, the Ecocapsule is a micro-shelter that packs an impressive sustainable punch—the ultra-portable house is powered by solar and wind energy, and also includes rainwater collection and filtration.
Jero Wood & Canvas Shelter This modular yurt kit assembles quickly & easily, then packs flat to fit in the back of your truck for transport. The 12-foot diameter, 135 sq. ft. yurt will make a perfect portable summer cabin or give you an easy way to set up a temporary guestroom in the backyard.
Ecocapsule. Ecocapsule is a portable, off-grid two-person house that offers solar & wind power generation as well as a design that collects & stores rainwater. Inside there’s a bed, a kitchenette, toilet & shower. The capsule can be dragged, shipped, airlifted or towed into virtually any location you choose.
After a lot of careful research and considering what my realistic options and abilities are in terms of building and financing, I have decided that converting a shed into a tiny house is my best option. This is the model I'll be purchasing (about $7,000 for a 12x20 and they have rent to own) and I can get a loan from the bank to finish out the interior. Plus side is it's still portable, though not as easily as a tiny house built on wheels. But it also has a lot more space so...priorities.