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Call for Entries – Tiny House of the Year 2018

Tiny Home Owners and Builders are invited to enter their tiny homes in the Tiny House of the Year – a competition designed to select the public’s favorite tiny house. There are five categories you can enter. The winner will be crowned the overall Tiny House of the Year! Pictured above is the 2016 Best Tiny House Winner, Ms. […]

The Wedge – Net Zero Tiny House

The Wedge was built by students at Laney College in Oakland, California for the 2016 SMUD Net Zero Tiny House Competition. One of the team’s goals was to built it to be net zero – meaning that it generates all the electricity it uses. Part of the team’s motivation to build tiny was the low […]

5 Days Left to Vote for Tiny House of the Year

Just five days left to vote for your favorite Tiny House of the Year. Tiny House of the Year is a friendly competition between tiny home owners (owners of homes under 500 square feet). The winner of the Best Tiny House category will be honored as the overall winner of the competition. Winners will also […]

2011 Solar Decathlon Preview

The Solar Decathlon is a biannual competition where 20 university-led teams from around the globe come together and present their latest innovations in solar technology. The entry that best combines affordability, consumer appeal, design excellence, and optimal energy efficiency will be chosen as the winner. Each of these 20 designs will be constructed and put on […]

$300 Earthbag House

This is Owen Geiger‘s entry to The $300 House Open Design Challenge. Owen is an earthbag expert and the former Director of Builders Without Borders and Founder and Director of the Geiger Research Institute of Sustainable Building. The design challenge started out as an idea described by Vijay Govindarajan and Christian Sarkar in a blog post […]

LifeEdited – Design Competition

Treehugger founder Graham Hill is downsizing to a 420 square foot apartment which will be renovated in 2011. But Graham wants to pack a lot of versatility and function into the small space so created LifeEdited, a design competition intended to surface the best design from the global community of practiced and aspiring tiny house […]

10 Square – Competition Entries

The 10 Square Design Competition entries have now been posted to the competition’s blog. Juried finalists will be announced (via the Shelter Blog) Tuesday, October 19th. Voting for the “people’s choice” entry will run from October 12th through October 26th (5 pm PST) and will be announced as soon as possible after the voting ends. This design competition […]

Voting for Shed of the Year 2010

The voting for Shed of the Year 2010 has begun (May 25, 2010) at readersheds.co.uk. This year they have over 1,000 sheds entered in the competition from around the world. They range in function from normal garden sheds to studios, garden offices, cabins, huts, summer houses, and even pubs. Pictured here is a cute little garden […]

Porch Shed Design Competition Entries

The latest design competition at the Secrets of Shed Building is underway. A lot of great designs have been presented and it’s now time for reader voting. Reader comments will be taken into consideration by the judges and is an essential part of the jury process. I believe I’ve got the complete list of entries […]

Porch Shed Competition Entry

The folks at Secrets at Shed Building are running a shed design competition that ends May 15, 2010. Here’s the design brief from the Secrets at Shed Building website. A porch, balcony, verandah or deck at the entrance to a shed forms the  transition between the garden and the interior space. In the winter months […]

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