Category: Housing
Housing

5 Amazing Tiny Houses and Their Financing Models

Tiny houses are popping up all over as more people decide to downsize and become more self-sufficient. These 5 examples show different ways of going about building and financing a tiny house, both as a private housing solution and product for mass-production. The tiny house movement is taking the housing market by storm, with small […]

Housing

Is Micro-Scale Housing the Future of Urban Living?

According to the United Nations’ World Urbanization Prospects 2014 report, 54% of the global population lives in cities. These numbers are expected to rise in the future. As the population and rental prices continue to grow in large urban areas, a new trend of living in small places is gathering momentum. High-density cities such as London, […]

Housing

Social Archipreneurship: How WikiHouse is Making Housing Affordable

WikiHouse is an open source construction system, whose aim is to use digital manufacturing to make it possible for anyone to cheaply design, download, ‘print’ and assemble structures without the need for conventional construction skills and tools. A few weeks ago a friend of mine asked me if I could help him with the design […]

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