Ultra-safe hideouts to survive the apocalypse Since Dawn of the Dead hit film screens, zombies have captivated and terrified us in equal measure and made us wonder, should the worst happen, could our homes really stand up to a ghoulish invasion? If you don't have a strategy in place for an impending apocalypse, fear not, … Continue reading Zombie-proof homes built like a fortress
~ in case you liked that Daybed idea as much as I did from May 8ths post 😉 (it's a long one so click on the link to see it in it's entirety) ~ Built in Daybed with IKEA bookshelves Yall, this post has been a long time coming but I feel like I can … Continue reading Built in Daybed with IKEA bookshelves
Dorm Living for Professionals Comes to San Francisco In search of reasonable rent, the middle-class backbone of San Francisco — maitre d’s, teachers, bookstore managers, lounge musicians, copywriters and merchandise planners — are engaging in an unusual experiment in communal living: They are moving into dorms. Shared bathrooms at the end of the hall and … Continue reading Dorm Living for Professionals Comes to San Francisco
How Many Bitcoins Does it Take to Purchase a Home? In the not too distant future, if someone were to ask, “How much did your home cost?” the answer would probably be, “18 bitcoins.” For that’s the going rate for an average American home in cryptocurrency, according to a recent analysis reported by Redfin. Although … Continue reading How Many Bitcoins Does it Take to Purchase a Home?
~ I have posted this before, because I believe this is a good beginning solution to our housing epidemic ~ Converted Malls Could Provide Alternative Housing Solution According to a June 2017 report by Credit Suisse, as many as 25 percent of America’s malls will shuttered by 2022. That’s a lot of empty real estate, … Continue reading Converted Malls Could Provide Alternative Housing Solution
The Netherlands held a competition to design new refugee housing. These are the winners. In 2015, nearly 60,000 refugees arrived in the Netherlands needing a place to live. The Netherlands is a small country, just more than half the size of West Virginia, so housing all of them was going to be a challenge. As … Continue reading The Netherlands held a competition to design new refugee housing. These are the winners.
This House Takes 6 Hours To Build And Costs Just $33K In a time when real estate prices are going through the roof, Italian Renato Vidal has created a brilliant alternative to traditional housing. The M.A.Di. is a flat pack folding home that costs only $33K and three people can assemble it in any flat … Continue reading This House Takes 6 Hours To Build And Costs Just $33K
Wooden high-rises grow As the architects have embraced this growing trend, the safety concerns have also developed. Video here