Friday, September 22, 2017
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Could co-living help solve our urban housing crisis?

Housing is really expensive in our successful cities, and young people in particular are finding it difficult to find or afford a place to...

Modern Shotgun Chameleon House is an affordable DIY home (Video)

Designing buildings for the local climate is an important factor in making them more energy-efficient and pleasant to live in. In hot climates, proper...

How does Vienna build such terrific housing?

After a trip to Vienna for a Passivhaus conference I wrote about the remarkable housing there, and how much of it is actually social...

Man leading efforts to build affordable tiny homes for homeless vets...

To a growing number of people, tiny homes represent an alternative path to home ownership, eliminating the need for onerous mortgages. That is especially...

McMansion Hell update: Electronic Frontier Foundation to the rescue

We recently covered the story of how grad student Kate Wagner got a cease-and-desist letter from real estate website Zillow demanding that she close...

McMansion Hell website under attack by Zillow

McMansion Hell was a hilarious website run by Kate Wagner, that skewered all the terrible, terrible designs of big American homes. It was funny...

Lightweight prefab wood framing system goes together without nails

We do go on about how we love wood construction; it is the only building material that sequesters carbon for the life of the...

Rent-to-own tiny housing development aims to lift low-income folks out of...

Much has been said about how tiny homes will help make housing and home ownership more affordable and accessible to a larger number of...