We’re ever on the lookout for creative ways of making cities denser and more affordable. One way of doing that is filling up unused land gaps with housing. And one super simple form of housing that can do that are.
We have posted about numerous folks who have traded stationary homes for RVs. People make this choice for a variety of reasons. They might want to see the world, live a more minimal existence, reduce overhead and so on. Despite.
When our stuff is stationary there’s no reason to get rid of it. The force of gravity can support the biggest mess from the worst hoarder. But when our stuff is put in motion, either supported by the force of.
About a year ago, I wrote about Foster Huntington, a twenty-something who ditched his corporate design career to become a full time van-dwelling nomad. Inspired by Tupac Shakur’s Thug Life tattoo, Huntington created the Instagram hashtag #vanlife–a small act that.
There’s a subject in many of the posts I write about that is present but not always called out by name. The subject is money. Time and again, we read stories about people editing their lives, not just because they want.
I’ve covered more than my fair share of compact, mobile homes. More often than not, the mobility is expressed on pavement, whether the home is affixed to a bicycle, a truck chassis or being towed around by an automobile. Very.
Aside from its inherent space and energy efficiency, compact living–or rather the high density living that often accompanies it–has been credited as being a catalyst for innovation. In his book Triumph of the City, Harvard economist Ed Glaeser found that.
Many people think about stopping their workaday lives, downsizing and lightening their loads to support more adventure and freedom. But few people go through with it. We always have (valid) excuses. The time is not quite right. We’re on the verge.
We feature a number of homes that sit on internal combustion vehicles. Despite what you might think, these homes can be extremely green. First off, standard homes have fuel needs too, from heating hot water heaters to keeping stoves alight.
When’s the last time you had a good adventure? Seen new places, met new people, encountered new situations? For some, it might be a recent occurrence, but the rest of us are clearing out the cobwebs of our minds to.