https://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2016/aug/23/creative-co-living-in-australia-did-beethoven-knock-off-at-six-oclock Aimed primarily at the creative millennial this international trend is planned to happen in Melbourne by April 2017. Currently they are still looking for an appropriate property.
Category Archives: Urban Planning
The millennial generation & the future of housing
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.
Cabin Spacey: potential alternative urban housing
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
Byron Shire Council & affordable housing
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.
Cohousing around the world
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!
Living in 20 sq metres!
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.
If you are in Melbourne tomorrow night!
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
Interesting development 3 kms from Melbourne CBD
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/
An Australian experience of Tiny House community
http://happenfilms.com/a-simpler-way/ A documentary about a Tiny House community in Gippsland Victoria with permaculture & community as it’s centre.
One different experience of Tiny House living