Smart home, a house equipped with internet-connected devices for controlling, automating and optimizing functions such as temperature, lighting, security or entertainment, either remotely or through a system within the house.

Beijing: An egg shaped tiny but compact mobile home built by a Chinese office worker is being touted as an answer to provide affordable accommodation to thousands of migrant labourers flocking to Beijing in search of work.

With the average home in the capital selling for $2,934 a meter in November, a tiny mobile home built by office worker Dai Haifei is creating a stir online.


Housing is at the centre of an ensemble of life issues, including the child

Traditional architecture makes for better homes

Architectural features that eliminate artificial heating or cooling of a building are becoming de rigeur