People living with the change and uncertainty of this century need flexible and adaptable housing. Here we look at a couple of examples of what's possible.
New research has found a marked increase in people, particularly among women over 50, who are building or want to build a tiny house. However, inflexible planning rules often stand in their way.
Pop-up parks and tiny houses are just a few of the innovative solutions that can help post-industrial cities across Europe and North America adapt to the future.
Could building small affordable dwellings be a part of the solution?
Have you thought about usable space, re-engineering, structural integrity, contamination, insulation and comfort? If not, you need to before jumping into building a home from shipping containers.
Already common in the US, the tiny house movement has the potential to take hold in Australia, but only with help from urban planners and regulators.