Home deconstructed: 2 wee units, outdoor living, 360-views

September 12, 2021 john 20 35038 15:47

On a California mountaintop with no access to power, David Latimer created a deconstructed home from two tiny houses on wheels enclosing an outdoor bed, kitchen, and living room. In the balmy SoCal environment, this blurring of the lines between indoors and outdoors means capturing more space without pulling permits nor adding expense and it…

Vacated harbor crane becomes tiny flat perched over Amsterdam

August 20, 2018 john 20 23579 13:37

Figee crane 2868 sat abandoned in Amsterdam’s Eastern Docklands for nearly four decades until a team devoted to boutique apartments rehabbed it into a three-story luxury apartment perched 50 meters (164 feet) above the IJ-River. When containers took over the shipping industry in the 1970s, the cranes on KNSM Island (“Royal Dutch Steamboat Company” island)…