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Grant's Tarleton | Tiny House Journal. Grant's Tarleton Grant McComb from Hillsboro, New Hampshire just finished building his own tiny house from Jay Shafer’s plans. He says, it turned out wonderful and I’ve been living in it for about 2 weeks now. I enjoyed building it so much that I’m going to build another one. The humanure toilet is working great. I’m using peat moss instead of sawdust and it seems to be working just fine. There is absolutely no odor at all. I have a 10 gallon water heater for the sink and the shower that works beautiful. It took me less than 3 months to build the tiny house. Thank you Grant McComb Download Tarleton Brochure - pdf file Click here to visit the Tumbleweed Web Site and learn more about Jay Shafer and his designs. Jay sells the Tarleton plans for $859 and if you are anxious to get them right away. Be Sociable, Share! Think Small. Chen House.

Tiny Home Builders - Home. Teen tiny house builder Austin Hay finishes dorm on wheels. TRIO Modern Eco Home by Sustain | Green Blog Media. Sustain Design Studio, based out of Toronto, makes contemporary prefab green homes, including the popular miniHome. They’re small and approachable in price terms but require no sacrifice of style. This home, the 12×36 TRIO, currently located in Brighton, Ontario, has about 400 square-feet of living space, including a master bedroom, kitchen with open living space, and a bathroom. Sustain Design Studio designed the TRIO for passive ventilation and cooling and energy efficiency. With a high-performance envelope, carefully placed windows, and appliances and lighting optimized to require the smallest load possible, the TRIO is capable of off-grid living. TRIO is built with green materials (i.e., low maintenance, durable, non-toxic, renewable, formaldehyde-free, FSC-certified materials). The 400 square-foot 12×36 California Edition starts at $134,900, and can be expanded up to 1,110 square feet with other modules.

TRIO is available most anywhere in North America. Photo credits: Sustain. Our Wee House. Mini House: Alejandro Bahamon: 9780060513597: Tumbleweed Walden SIP Tiny House (Structural Insulated Panels) Art’s SIP (structurally insulated panels) Tumbleweed Walden Tiny House is one of a kind. The outside was covered with 100-year-old reclaimed cypress from around the area in Louisiana. Much of the trim and structural supports for the structure are antique pine that were removed from barns and other buildings in the surrounding area. Inside you’ll find fresh and locally milled tongue and groove cypress to clad the interior walls and ceiling. The flooring is antique pine salvaged from the surrounding area. When you walk inside it actually feels roomy thanks to the 11′ ceiling.

The couch triples it’s service as a convertible guest bed while serving even more with storage underneath. Be sure you take a look at the way Art designed and built his loft ladder because it folds up in a unique, space-saving way that’s great for tiny houses. Photo Credit Art I encourage you to see and learn about the rest of this unique little house below: Inside there’s a full size 30″ shower made out of fiberglass. Building A Straw Bale Home. Take a look at the picture on the right. It looks like a cozy, Spanish-inspired home that you’d enjoy spending time in right? Photo courtesy of Sure it does. And you’d probably never guess that it’s made out of straw. Straw Bale Homes Many people have never even heard of straw bale homes, but building with straw is actually one of the oldest ways to construct a house.

The Benefits of Living In A Straw Bale House There are tons of benefits to living in a straw bale house. 1. Andrew Morrison is a straw bale home builder; he also runs, a comprehensive resource on how to build straw bale homes. 2. Think about it: in a straw bale home, your walls are not filled with fluffy insulation; they’re filled with hard packed straw bales.

Straw bale homes are very, very quiet. 3. Ok, this might be met with skepticism by some of you. The answer is: no. Case in point: one of his client’s homes was exposed to a wildfire outside of Los Angeles. 4. 5. 6. Types of Straw Bale Homes. Lofted Forest Home: Organic Curves & Natural Materials. Good things come to those who wait – particularly in a work of uniquely detailed and highly curved architecture. Nearly a decade in the making, this structure by Robert Harvey Oshatz is much like a tree house – lofted toward the top of the canopy around it – only bigger, grander, more complex and curved than most any tree house in the world. The perimeter of the structure is pushed out into the forest around it, curving in and out to create views as well as a sense of intimacy with the coniferous and deciduous tree cover. The wood and metal detailing is incredible in its variety and customization – each piece designed to fit a particular form and function.

Wood and stone carry naturalistic themes from the outside in and even the metal looks naturally rusted. The curved, organic mix of materials continues to the interior of this elevated forest home – a conceptual play on the fluidity and complexity of music (the source of inspiration for the architect and client in the design). Trendir. Like this article? Share it: The Oh House will have architecture aficionados oh-ing and ah-ing. Designed by Japanese firm Atelier Tekuto, this modern small house plan is located on a small, irregular-shaped urban lot that dictated its unusual vertical shape and dimensions.

The main goal for this house for six was to incorporate a parking space – which proved more difficult than it sounds, thanks to the lot size. To make way for a car, the architect positioned the main entrance below grade. Please Leave a Comment. Pacific NW | Tiny apartment shows the value of a good fit. WE SIT IN the "cafe area" of Steve Sauer's minuscule apartment enjoying the view from the home's only window, street level. Dogs on leashes and legs on humans pass by on a warm Lower Queen Anne evening. Sauer stands up. This is to demonstrate that at 6-foot-2 he has a no-more-than-needed 2-inch clearance between his head and the ceiling.

Sauer likes this precision. Awkward spaces, wasted places annoy him. Two alarm clocks, two music sources, extra furniture. Needless, needless, needless. "What I really wanted was one place with exactly what I needed and wanted. To me he says, "I tend to like things in their place. " And that explains it: The uber-cool, fully functional 182-square-foot home for two on the basement floor of a 102-year-old apartment building that Sauer is finishing after seven years of work.

Sauer's tiny Seattle home is remarkable. Homeowners are building smaller in general. "Everything represents 10 to 100 hours of Internet searching," says Sauer. Science fun, he means. VÄTÖ - projects | paan architects. --Small guest house in Vätö/Sweden. Under construction. Casa de Invitados. Obra: Casa de Invitados Autores: AATA Arquitectos Asociados – Ubicación: Licancheu, comuna de Navidad 6ª Región Propietario: Mario Cerda Sepúlveda Año Proyecto: 2005 Construcción: Carlos Vidal Año Construcción: 2006 Superficie: 26m2 útiles Fotografía: Costo: 17UF/m2 El encargo consistió en una cabaña pequeña para visitas.

Se Pensó como un elemento que se posa sobre el terreno, con poca intervención. Por la mima razón se decidió hacerlo en 2 niveles, para así disminuir la superficie que se ocupa del terreno. El proyecto es un cubo de 540 cm (exterior) de estructura de madera con dos niveles interiores. Está pensado como una vivienda de bajo consumo energético, por lo que se tuvo especial cuidado en la orientación, y el color interior, la ubicación de las ventanas y el aislamiento. Este último es una de las características principales del proyecto ya que aporta bastante a la imagen de la casa. Imágenes Planimetría. Alchemy - Home of the weeHouse - MiniHome. Tiny Homes: Simple Shelter. By Lloyd Kahn There's a grassroots movement in tiny homes these days. The real estate collapse, the economic downturn, burning out on 12-hour workdays – many people are rethinking their ideas about shelter – seeking an alternative to high rents, or a lifelong mortgage debt to a bank on an overpriced home.

In this book are some 150 builders who have taken things into their own hands, creating tiny homes (under 500 sq. ft.). Homes on land, homes on wheels, homes on the road, homes on water, even homes in the trees. There are also studios, saunas, garden sheds, and greenhouses. There are 1,300 photos, showing a rich variety of small homemade shelters, and there are stories (and thoughts and inspirations) of the owner-builders who are on the forefront of this new trend in downsizing and self-sufficiency. At the heart of our 1973 book Shelter were drawings of 5 small buildings, which we recommended as a starting point in providing one's own home. About the Author. Tumblr_lj8r4lGMCf1qg8ng8o1_500.jpg (500×500) You should follow Designspiration on Twitter and Facebook for site news. — Shelby Designspiration Search Color Mediumsmalllarge Discover Ads via The Deck MISTER is hiring a Digital design intern in New York View all jobs tumblr_lj8r4lGMCf1qg8ng8o1_500.jpg (500×500) Tagged minimal, bed, interior, home NextPrevious Saved 3 years ago by Ade Chong from More from the collection Not saved to a collection More from the source Saved 3 years ago by Ade Chong 72 others saved this image Latest from onspiration Latest from Sergey Shapiro Latest from Oli Soden Latest from Ronald V Latest from baycreatives Latest from Manuel Zamora Latest from tttaka Latest from Paul Morel Latest from Adam Rżanek Latest from Connor Brassington Begin typing to search Select up to 5 colors then press enter to search Sign in Forgot your credentials?

Report this Why are you reporting this image? Report Is this your intellectual property? Reported You may only select up to 5 colors. Nature's Head Composting Toilet - Installation Instructions and Users Guide. Radler Trail Camp. Small Space Solution: Oversize Mirrors. Previous image Next image Sometimes small spaces call for big accessories. Not overstuffed couches or outrageously large chandeliers —although we admit that we like this too sometimes— but big, unapologetic, reflective accessories. Lest you need any convincing of the magical, space-expanding power of the oversize mirror, we've rounded up a few of our favorite examples where the grand-scale reflectors bring a room to airy life... • 1, 2, 3 We especially love the effect in an intimate dining room, or in other rooms where candlelight is a frequent visitor. • 4,5 When placed between two windows or flanking a door, they read as additional architectural details and take visual advantage of incoming sources of light. • 6,7,8 When placed directly opposite of a window they act as another source of light.

Mini House Style. Mini House Part 2. "Mini House Style continues to show that size doesn't matter. Or rather, size only matters when you know what to do with it. ". Above and beyond the double- entendre, this is a good sequel to the first Mini House book. It's all about creativity and finding elegant solutions to space, or rather lack of space, problems. All the homes featured are 900 square feet or less. The solutions run the gamut from "a clever storage area, or an unexpected flow to the room's use, or maximizing the impact of window placement or special architectural features to create the illusion of space. " . + Mini House Style at Amazon.