North Carolina Relaxshacks.com Workshop Announced! SIGN UP DETAILS... HANDS-ON Tiny House Building Workshop with DIY Network Host, Author, Designer, Builder, and Blogger Derek "Deek" Diedricksen We're talking almost 35-40 hours of contact, building, demos, networking, and MORE! It looks like we'll ALSO have a tiny house on wheels visiting us, courtesy of TENNESSEE TINY HOMES!
Oregon Cottage Co. This quaint little home is waiting for the person seeking a simpler way of life or is in need of additional space for an office, art studio, guestroom or personal retreat. This well crafted 8'x20', 130 sq ft (habital space) Bungalow is energy efficient and built with sensitivity toward the environment. It has a standard RV utility hook up or can be connected to public sewer and water. It includes a full kitchen, sleeping loft, shower and toilet all built on a 10,000lb GVWR dual axle flatbed trailer for portability.
Building an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) in Portland Oregon: *Classes and Consults* Building an Accessory Dwelling Unit on Your Property in Portland, Oregon *The class is the best option if you want a thorough overview of the whole development and construction process. Read full class description below. ResourcesForLife.com “Better Living Through Simplicity.” History. Founded in 2002, the Small House Society is a cooperatively managed organization dedicated to the promotion of smaller housing alternatives which can be more affordable and ecological. Mission.
Open Trail Homes Open Trail Homes, a new tiny house company has been launched in North Salt Lake, Utah. They currently offer four models from 128 to 320 square feet. All of the homes are built on wheels and the largest measures 12′ x 24′ – which would make it better suited for a semi-permanent installation since special move permits are typically required to move 12-foot wide trailers. Community Financing Mixer - December 15th, 2015 Tickets, Portland Invalid quantity. Please enter a quantity of 1 or more. The quantity you chose exceeds the quantity available. Please enter your name. Please enter an email address. From the home front: Small homes with kids, Americans' dream homes survey; unemployed architecture graduates; Vancouver, B.C., microlofts View full sizeThe Oregonian/2006The bunkhouse in Gearhart has six beds on one side, two on the other, to supply space for a blended family. Small-space bunkbeds for kids: Tiny House Talk blog posed a question, "Do you think it would be comfortable to raise up to four kids in a 2-bedroom home if they're all under the ages of, let's say, 13?" The answer came in four photographs of multi-bed bedrooms, ranging from rustic to sophisticated. It reminded me of a Homes & Gardens of the Northwest story from a few years back about a blended family's beachhouse retreat in Gearhart, which included a pretty cool eight-bed room for the kids.
Micro Monolithic Domes Featured on Good Morning Texas Good Morning Texas featured David South and his Monolithic Dome Rental Units. These affordable rental units are being built all over the country to help meet the great need for affordable housing.” - Monolithic Domes on YouTube. via: Monolithic Domes on YouTube. Learn more on the Monolithic Domes website. Below are some screenshots from the video above. Portland Small Developer Training We’re co-hosting a “Small Scale Developer Boot Camp” in Portland in February! Join: John Anderson (Congress for the New Urbanism and co-founder & principal at Anderson | Kim Architecture + Design);Jim Kumon, Executive Director at Incremental Development Alliance; andEli Spevak with Orange Splot LLC For a one-day workshop that will provide technical skills and resources to navigate development financing, zoning and entitlement, site selection, and building design in order to assemble your own small scale real estate deal. The workshop will also address the process of becoming a developer, risk management, and basic business setup and contracting methods.
Playing house: Making tiny-home living work with kids When my husband and I bought our first house, its 800 square feet of living space was perfect for two. It was what we could afford, and it suited us. We fought rarely, lived within our means without too much trouble, loved living within easy walking distance of restaurants and parks, went away many weekends, divided up the two closets, and dumped all the extra stuff in the basement. Then we had a kid. Daycare bills made us broke, we argued 400 percent more often, and we spent more time inside. We moved our one living room chair to make way for the baby swing. Tiny Houses - Tiny Home Builders What is a tiny house? A tiny house is a small house that is sized such that it can fit on a trailer. In most areas this means that it can’t be bigger than 8 feet 6 inches wide, 13 feet 6 inches tall, and 40 feet long. The houses are built on trailers since they are too small to be allowed as permanent structures according to most local code enforcement agencies. Why would I live in a tiny house?
A second, small home on a city lot: Conference examines Portland's position on tiny houses (photos and video) Speakers at the Build Small, Live Large Summit on Friday, Nov. 6, praised and criticized the City of Portland for its laws governing affordable housing, especially small, second dwellings sharing a lot with an existing standard-size house. "Portland is a leader in the country in the emancipation of ADUs (accessory dwelling units)," small house advocate Alan Durning told a sold-out crowd of 500 conference goers at Portland State University's Smith Memorial Student Union. The number of permits to convert garages, attics and basements into self-contained apartments as well as build detached cottages has spiked since the city waived system development costs in 2010, shaving $8,000 or more off building costs.
Tiny House In Berkley The Berkley house was built in California for $98,000 at 420 square feet (about $233 a square foot). The house features 6″ walls filled with recycled denim insulation. The house itself is actually a Net-Zero energy house and is powered by a 1.67 Kw solar system. Pair that with energy saving techniques like insulated pipes, efficient appliances etc, this house actually will produce more than it takes to run it. Via Humble Homes A Rustic Tiny House Made From Reclaimed Materials Portland, Oregon is probably one of the most progressive cities with regard to the tiny house movement. Its home to Tiny House Hotel, great companies like PAD Tiny Houses, and also this eclectic tiny house that’s currently available for renting through AirBnB. The house looks to be about 12-by-18 foot, and whilst not stated on their AirBnB page, the usable square footage is probably in the range of 300 square feet when you include the loft. The house is a pet project of DIY enthusiasts, Jenny and Michael, who built the home from as many recycled and repurposed elements as possible.