A tiny house is a big idea
Our friends @treehugger.com postet a pretty nice and green idea, even if the reason for it was not that nice. The rents in Beijing are very high, so designer Daihai Fei built a wonderful little green house wich we think you should know as well.
The house has a bamboo frame, covered with various insulating materials, on top is a layer of stitched bags. These bags are filled with sawdust and grass seeds, that gives the house a grassgreen look and, not to forget, a good protection-system. Inside is everything you need, a bed, a sink & a lamp wich is powered by a small solar panel on top of the house.
The grass is growing, slow, but it does.
The solar panel is nicely integrated into the roof. Daihai Fei built the whole thing for only 6,400 yuan ($960).
DateDecember 2, 2010