What does your dream house look like? Is it covered in solar panels? Surrounded by plants? Maybe it's tucked into the forest or perched on the coastline. We've rounded up six people who refused to accept the fact that eco-friendly home has to cost hundreds of thousands of dollars. Rather than wait the years it would take to afford a traditionally-built home, these folks build for $20,000 or less! Read on to find out how they did it.
Grain silos dot the countryside, a symbol of simple rural living with their simple shapes and metal-clad exteriors. But they aren’t just for storing grain – they can be marvelous homes and hotels as well. The Silo at the Gruene Homestead Inn has been transformed into a 1 bedroom loft apartment, while the Abbey Road Farm Bed & Breakfast has three grain silos incorporated into one large structure.