Prototype house is 3D-printed in just 12 hours

The 500 sq ft (46 sq m) structure was built in a similar fashion to other ...

The widespread adoption of 3D-printed construction seems more a case of when rather than if, and so far we've seen houses, a castle, and even a military barracks created using the promising tech. The latest notable development comes from S-Squared 3D Printers (SQ3D), which 3D-printed a basic prototype home in an estimated 12 hours.

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Off-grid tiny house is home to a family of four

La Sombra Tiny House runs off-the-grid with a roof-based solar power array

New Zealand's Build Tiny recently completed a new model for a mother and her three children. La Sombra (The Shadow) Tiny House is a small but flexible home that can run on or off-the-grid, can be towed on its trailer or detached and installed permanently, and can also fit a couple of extra guests on a sofa bed if required.

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Towable or stowable tiny house offers a spacious home for two

The Green Hill Farm Tiny House cost roughly NZD 128,000

New Zealand's Build Tiny recently completed a new model named the Green Hill Farm Tiny House. The home is based on a detachable trailer so can be permanently installed in one place or regularly towed as required, and offers a comfortable and relatively roomy interior for two.

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Sliding roof opens tiny house bedroom to the sun or stars

The big draw with the Tiny House Franck is that its roof can be opened to ...

France's Optinid continues its line of novel tiny houses that feature sunroof-like sliding roofs with its Tiny House Franck. The recently-completed home can be opened up to the sun or stars when the weather's nice and also comes with underfloor heating installed for when it isn't.

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Parasitic tiny house is installed on the roofs of city buildings

Casa Parásito measures just 12 sq m (129 sq ft)

Casa Parásito (Parasite House), by El Sindicato Arquitectura, is the latest in a long line of parasitic architecture we've covered and offers an interesting take on tiny living. Rather than sitting on wheels like most tiny houses we come across, this model is installed on the roof of an existing inner-city building.

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Six stunning projects vying for UK's most prestigious architecture prize

The Macallan New Distillery and Visitor Experience building is one of the six projects shortlisted for ...

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced its selection of projects for the 2019 Stirling Prize shortlist. Highlights include an impressively sustainable house made from cork, a gorgeous green-roofed whisky distillery, and an opera that has been sympathetically installed within a 17th century stable.

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Off-grid tiny house is well-suited for home and away

The First Light Tiny House came in at roughly NZD 150,000, including an off-grid setup

Build Tiny's latest model was created in collaboration with architecture firm First Light Studio. With its detachable trailer and ability to run either on or off-the-grid as required, the tiny house is well-suited to both life on the road and being parked permanently.

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Compact tiny house makes space for four with novel pull-down bed

The Camper Tiny House's most notable feature is its pull-down bed which is stowed away near ...

The Camper Tiny House, by Build Tiny, can be used as a full-time home for dedicated downsizers, but is also well-suited as a vacation home or guest house. The compact and lightweight dwelling can sleep up to four people thanks to a neat bed that pulls down from the ceiling.

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