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Tiny victorian cottage « Sharona Design. Tiny Victorian Cottage [via The New York Times "Home&Garden"] The most adorable little victorian cottage ever.
Sandra Foster turned a Catskills hunting cabin into the romantic Victorian cottage she had always wanted, using vintage columns, flooring and wavy glass windows, and doing the carpentry herself. This cottage is only accessible via a stone crossing over a stream. La cabaña más pequeña y adorable del mundo. Sandra Foster transformó una cabina de caza en la cabaña que ella había querido siempre usando columnas vintage, suelos y ventanas de cristal ondulado y haciendo los trabajos de carpintería ella misma.
Buildings for Fresno's homeless need new home - Education and Schools. Fresno architect Arthur Dyson says he has the solution to the city's homeless problem: villages of tiny homes built with recycled materials and surrounded by fruit trees.
The first structures -- some measuring only 80 square feet -- are already under construction on the Fresno State campus, where Dyson has been working with students in a construction management class to develop concepts. But the structures won't become living spaces for the homeless unless city officials can find a suitable spot for them. Gregory Barfield, Fresno's homeless prevention and policy manager, said the city is ready to assist Dyson with the project, including finding a site. The city could look to vacant or abandoned properties, or sites available through foreclosures, he said. But the city also will need to get a buy-in from neighbors and a permit through the Planning Department, Barfield said.
This isn't the first time that attempts have been made to create housing options for the homeless. I Can't Stop Looking at Photos of Absurdly Tiny Homes - Design. The world’s tiniest apartments are beckoning on the Internet every day.
Come and gawk at them, drop your jaw at their multipurpose stove/bed/ironing board inventions, their clever shelving nooks, their movable walls and foldout lofts. Here we have a stunning 500-square foot New York studio – with only one window! Over here we’ve got a guy living in 258 square feet, in which he has managed to hide all of his furniture. Here have Seven Tiny Tumbleweed Homes, each smaller than 120 square feet. And we’ve even got a looker on Atlantic Cities this week, a 160-quare-foot creation that’s the smallest dwelling allowed by California code. There is something oddly alluring about smartly designed but freakishly small spaces. So what is it about these places? In my attempt to figure out what’s going on here (and if there’s something wrong with us tiny-home voyeurs), our own Allison Arieff suggested I talk to Mimi Zeiger, who has written not one, but two books on tiny homes.
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