I believe we can combine some other emerging markets to drive down costs where truly needed. An elegant but low cost ecological dwelling, under the right circumstances may appeal to many other groups. Three areas where pressure is building include global economic (faltering currencies), global energy crisis (peak oil), and global ecological(collapsing systems). Anyone deeply concerned or affected by these pressures may be willing to move to a low cost, healthier, and happier way of life. Both Jonathon Haidt in his book: "The Happiness Hypothesis" and Malcolm Gladwell in his book: "The Tipping Point" eluminate the perfect maximum size for a perfect close knit team... 150. It has caught my attention, and I will spend the rest of my days looking forward to meeting my remaining 148 comrads.
'The $300 House' Challenge