Introducing the cob house. The most eco-friendly type of house that exists. It’s also just terribly adorable to look at. The interior is also wonderful and looks kind of dream-like with its rounded curves and smooth walls.
Of course, it’s also one of the cheaper housing options and you can totally do it yourself. With its sand and clay mixture, you will leave no carbon footprint. Expect to pay a few thousand dollars for the whole thing.
Free Spirit Spheres
For the free spirits out there, because its in the name. This tiny house takes living tiny to a whole new level. A round tree-house that swings from the trees, you might be less inclined to entertain. But who needs that when being in your house is an adventure in of itself.
Aside from being super fun and unique, the Free Spirit Sphere house is inexpensive as it is an alternative.
Tree-House For Grown-Ups
Did you ever think that your childhood fantasy could come true as an adult? This might seem completely far-fetched, but there are people who are actually living in some pretty awesome treehouses out there.
It's inexpensive and probably the best way to immerse yourself right int nature. Be careful when you build it though, this isn't some after school hangout for kids.
This sustainable home is known as the Earthship. It's not as dramatic as it sounds, even though it sounds like it could come straight out of Star Trek. It is perfect for those who are seeking an alternative lifestyle and don't know quite where to begin.
You can also enjoy the amazing selection of designs. They are architecturally mind-blowing.
Hemp Concrete House
Have you ever heard of a house built out of hemp? Did you even think it was possible? Apparently it is! If you can make wallets and bags out of hemp, it looks like you can build a house too. The hemp concrete is super sturdy and, as you may have guessed, completely environmentally friendly.
If you're eager about investigating non-traditional materials to build your home, this might be a viable option. This is not only for tiny houses. You can build a pretty substantial and large house with these materials.