▶ Converted van as full-time home for nomadic Canadian couple – YouTube

Mat and Danielle spent their first date bonding over Lloyd Kahn’s book “Home Work” and discussing their ideas for simplifying their lives. They became a couple, but “somewhere along the way, we ended up doing the exact opposite of what we wanted,” explains Danielle on their blog. “Instead of simplifying, we bought a house and […]

Home Automation with the Raspberry Pi and Node.js

This is a REALLY interesting concept – and a LOT more of what I’ve been thinking about how a Home Automation System is supposed to work. A mixture of control, across different platforms and integration – digital AND real-word. The Raspberry Pi at – is cheap enough to be used in every light switch and […]

Home Automation with iPad control system

Liking these ideas – I’d like a mix of tablet / phone control WITH voice controls if need be… A project I’ve been working on in my spare time (more info below) Thank you for all of the Likes and comments! To answer most of your questions I am currently working on a website that […]

Android Home Automation Demo

Interesting ideas about how to enable home automation to a house. Don’t particularly like having to “say” commands constantly, but interesting concept. Unsure whether I’d really would like “OK Google” to have that much interaction with my house – plus I would always be concerned about the amount of information that is being collected by […]

Ultimate Treehouses

For the longest time I have wanted to live in a way that is something different from the norm. Maybe it’s because of my scouting upbringing – but having a closer relationship with my surroundings is key for me. A place to call my own that has a different, much closer connection to the land […]