The rise of the conscious consumer has transformed the way we design, build and operate homes today. The world of architecture welcomes a new wave of environmental awareness, propelled by the challenge to reimagine boundaries between human needs and nature. Here are three inspiring design concepts that can minimize our impact on planet earth.
Less is more
Best for those seeking a flexible lifestyle, tiny homes are stationary or mobile living spaces that are between 6 – 36 square meters in size. By physically reducing the property dimensions and using only what we need to live comfortably, tiny homes have a 45% smaller ecological footprint compared to the average house. The structures are highly energy efficient, affordable to build and can be constructed entirely of sustainable materials. Be inspired by the world’s best tiny houses as homeowners share their journey towards a simpler life.