I Am Interested In Low Impact Housing

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 32 People

    Over The Top, Sort Of

    It's no secret that I love underground houses. If they are built well and located in the right places, they are difficult to beat in many ways.This one, however, is over the top. Five stories, up for sale at an asking price of $53m.Yikes.http://abcnews.go.com/Business/slideshow...
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel
    51-55, M
    1 Response Jul 12, 2013

    Here Is An Interesting Idea From Brazil

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23536914Daytime indoor lighting.
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel
    51-55, M
    1 Response Aug 13, 2013

    Hobbit House

    I have only a limited idea of what building codes are like in other places. Here in my neck of the woods -- Kansas, yes, we have woods -- they are pretty strict.  I suppose that they have largely to do with preventing fires from spreading from house to house and with minimizing...
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Aug 4, 2012

    I Was Side-tracked For Many Years

    When I got married, I stopped working on my plans for simple, sustainable living.  But now that I am no longer hindered, I have gone back to the topic that has intreged me since I was a small boy in the early 70s.  The best news is that the materials now are so much...
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel
    51-55, M
    Mar 23, 2010

    Simple Living

    iam interested inlow impact housing as i become more self sustainable by growing vegetables and raising my own meat such as beef,pork chickens,eggs and goats for milk,chesse,butter etc. we lead a very industrialized and sometimes complicated life.going back to the basics and...
    homestead homestead
    36-40, M
    Sep 29, 2009

    A 2013 Article From The BBC

    http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20130719-exciting-housing-innovationsWelcome to the club, girls and boys. The Welsh have been up to stuff for years.Now, if I can only get my countrymen to do more of this.
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel
    51-55, M
    1 Response Aug 18, 2013

    A Little Place.

    We just want a little place. Not a giant split ranch with 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms surrounded by concrete and subdivision restrictions: "Isn't that a weed? Why do you plant weeds on your lawn" they would ask with confusion, distrust and disgust. "Ahh no, it is Nettle" I...
    Els3 Els3
    46-50, F
    Sep 10, 2013

    i look for a a Home : a forest,

    fields, a house, villa, swimming pool, veranda, manor, castle, cottage, haussmanian, victorian flat, duplex, buildings, hotel , palace, casino, harem, in a nice place like French Riviera, Paris ( tout arrondissement, banlieue ), Marseille, Lyon, Bordeaux, London, NYC, Miami...
    steack2 steack2
    41-45, M
    Apr 20, 2014
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