Hello Wood create flat-pack designed tiny home that can be used as a vacation cabin or workstation

A tiny cabin – flat-pack designed – for use as a weekend retreat or private workstation has been created by Hungarian design studio, Hello Wood. The tiny flat-packed home, known as Kabinka, draws inspiration from the tiny house movement, which advocates living simply and sustainably. Available in four sizes (between 12-20 sqm), the compact small house can easily fit a kitchenette, desk, couch and stove. The modular … Continue reading Hello Wood create flat-pack designed tiny home that can be used as a vacation cabin or workstation

Dunkin’ Donuts unveils tiny home powered by recycled coffee grounds

Dunkin’ Donuts has unveiled a tiny home powered by recycled coffee grounds. The 275-square-foot home, Dunkin’ At Home, is powered by a biofuel blend of 80% coffee oil that’s extracted from coffee grounds. Dunkin’ Donuts teamed up with Blue Marble Biomaterials, a sustainable biochemical company, to create the eco-friendly biofuel from about 65,000 pounds of spent Dunkin’ coffee grounds. Every 170 pounds of spent coffee grounds yields about … Continue reading Dunkin’ Donuts unveils tiny home powered by recycled coffee grounds

Son builds sustainable tiny house for elderly father

The world’s ageing population is growing, and the number of older persons aged 60 years or over is expected to more than double by 2050. Making adaptable, affordable and sustainable homes for elderly people, while they retain as much independence as possible, is becoming more prevalent now thanks to those creative minds with tiny house ideas. Josh Wynne built a small house on his small farm … Continue reading Son builds sustainable tiny house for elderly father

Young family “look forward to a bright future” in their tiny home

Moving into a “tiny home” is becoming an affordable and sustainable choice for many people  including young families. Asheville-based couple Andrew and Rachel built a tiny home, only seven-metres in length, in a stunning forest location, to accommodate them and their young son. The metal and cedar-wood clad tiny home features a master bedroom on the ground floor and a loft space, housing a kids bedroom … Continue reading Young family “look forward to a bright future” in their tiny home