If you are interested in gear & clobber, and by chance are near London town, why not pay a visit to Somerset House (Ger., Eng.) and have a look at the works of the incredible Ms BLOW (Eng.) ?
Ms CHENG does bees.
If you can not built your own new Frank Lloyd WRIGHT (Ger., Eng.) house, transport containers may be a solution: From organic architecture to the reign of the rectangular prefab metal box.