http://www.dezeen.com/2016/07/15/in-the-future-we-will-all-be-homeless-says-co-living-entrepreneur-the-collective-james-scott-housing/?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Dezeen%20Mail%20315&utm_content=Dezeen%20Mail%20315+Version+A+CID_88ba7b90bce63c0fdab8653cb7fb01dd&utm_source=Dezeen%20Mail&utm_term=Read%20the%20story%20and%20comments This is a game changer in the property market as is the Tiny House Movement & associated off grid alternative housing options.
German ingenuity from Berlin using prefab cabins on apartment building rooftops or other unused space. Cabins are 20 sqm. They hope to price them below 100k Euro or approx $150k AUD
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/federal-election-2016/federal-election-2016-accurate-instant-result-is-no-dream/news-story/3248fa9ee9e3e3fade35281288a65a10 These young Perth entrepreneurs may have cracked the necessary security needed for an electronic voting system to work properly. I think a hybrid system would be needed for up to two decades as older voters tend not to be as savvy with technology. If combined with a community focus then schools & churches can still hold fetes on election day.
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-06-24/pop-up-housing-to-combat-housing-price-rise/7541430 Great to see this initiative using Tiny Houses to help in this region.
https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2016/jun/20/how-we-live-now-inside-revolution-urban-living?CMP=fb_a-cities_b-gdncities From London to New York & LA, Tokyo & Constitucion, Chile some interesting examples!
http://happenfilms.com/film/living-simply-tiny-off-grid-cabin/ A short 7 minute documentary from NZ on a couple with their 10 month old daughter doing exactly that.
http://www.melbournefreeuniversity.org/courses/living-small-tiny-affordable-houses/ If you are interested in the Tiny House Movement here’s an opportunity. Sorry for the late notice just found out myself. Thursday 23rd June 2016. 6.30pm
http://www.gizmag.com/122-roseneath-st-clifton-hill/43862/?utm_source=Gizmag+Subscribers&utm_campaign=4aa8d7d0f9-UA-2235360-4&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_65b67362bd-4aa8d7d0f9-92239253 A mixture of 18 townhouses & 49 apartments from studios to 3 bedrooms with a community focus. No prices are available. http://122roseneath.com.au/
http://happenfilms.com/a-simpler-way/ A documentary about a Tiny House community in Gippsland Victoria with permaculture & community as it’s centre.