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A Bit About Me

A Bit About Me

| June 25, 2012 | 4 Comments

I am flattered to be asked to contribute on Simple Sunflower.  I am excited to share with you lots more stories, tips, and ideas about simple living and minimalism. First I wanted to share a bit about me and my simple living. My family and I decided we needed to simplify our life about 18 [...]

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Hatching An Egg House In Beijing

Hatching An Egg House In Beijing

| May 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

Life can be financially tough on new graduates, particularly if you live in a city with out of control rents such as Beijing.  If you’re 24 year architecture graduate, Dai Haifei however, there is a solution… Introducing the ‘Egg Pod’. Dai built the 2 meter high shelther at a cost of 6,427 yuan ($964 USD).  [...]

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The Cube Project

The Cube Project

| April 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Take a look at this house designed by Dr. Mike Page.  Aside from being compact and cheap, the house is estimated to generate a profit for the owner through selling solar generated energy back into the national grid!  Houses like this have to be a part of a sustainable future, as the impact of our [...]

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The Boxy Lady – Tiny House

The Boxy Lady – Tiny House

| April 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

Take a look at this great video by Derek “Deek” Diedricksen. He shows off his latest ‘tiny house’ creation as an option for travellers, the homeless and those of us seeking smaller dwellings.

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