This is great since we don't have any outdoor hose hookups! How to Build a Rain Barrel. A dual barrel system that uses atmospheric pressure to equalize the water volume in both rain barrels. Use the water from your rain barrels to water your plants.
Italian architecture firm Studioata designed this small space with an office/studio loft above that is connected by simple floating white stairs. Like the console table doing double duty as a stair tread.
CJWHO ™ (House G by Maxwan Architects + Urbanists) - Love open concept, and if you must have stairs, they should be open, as well! I love the idea of all the book shelves along the stairs.great use of space!
Levitate Architects used a staircase to a loft-like bedroom to create an enormous amount of book storage space. Even though the staircase isn't very compact but could accomodate so many books that it would save some space anyway.