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“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. Our desire is to support the research, development, and use of smaller living spaces that foster sustainable living for individuals, families, and communities worldwide. Media Contacts. Learn More. Directory of Builders. Featured Book World Interest Below are maps showing recent site visitors from around the world. Visitors – Global Visitors – Europe Visitors – North America Visitors – Australia Visitors – Asia Like this: Like Loading...

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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!

Little Houses: Small, Hand Built, and Mortgage-Free Debra Jordan had a secret. “When we decided to move into our home, I was worried about what other people would think. For the first six months, I didn’t even tell my family,” said Debra, a wife, mother, and owner of the Etsy shop Minky Baby Gifts.

Sustainable Living and Tiny House Resources - Treading TINY I’ll sprinkle great sources of self-sufficient living, good clean food, and sustainable housing info all over this page. Stay tuned. TinyHouseBlog.com TinyHouseDesign.com theTinyLife.com Tiny House Living So what is the small house society and the small house movement all about? Let’s start with downsizing to a smaller house. If you want to simplify your life one of the smartest things you can do is move into a smaller space. And that’s what the small house movement is all about, isn’t it?

Electric Camper: Tiny Geometric House on Wheels Not only is this highly unusual-looking vehicle a hand-made camper – it runs on electricity. Built from plywood, fiberglass, epoxy resin, bicycle parts and an electric motor, ‘Golden Gate’ by San Francisco artist Jay Nelson is reminiscent of all of those amazing hand-crafted house trucks from the 1970s, but with a very modern power source. The tiny camper measures just 96″x54″x64″, making it just large enough inside to lay down on the bed platform. By day, that platform also serves as the driver’s seat. There are no conventional gas and brake pedals here – the driver uses controls on the steering wheel to operate the vehicle. The Golden Gate is better equipped than you might expect, with a sink, stove, cooler, storage compartments and even a toilet.

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.

20'x30' 1-story cottage plans Click here for story of above house. A very adaptable cottage plan of 600 sf that needs no interior beams or bearing walls. This allows the floor plan to be freely modified if needed. This would be one of the easiest houses for a new builder to construct. You have 3 different foundation plans. Tiny Home Builders I was introduced to Dan Louche when he started building his first tiny house, a house for his mom. Since then Dan has been very busy building homes, designing house plans, filming how-to videos, and writing a construction guide. His tiny house business is now one of the most evolved and offers some of the best learning materials for owner-builders. Note: Dan is currently running a 20% OFF sale on all the things in his store (plans, book, ebook, videos). Use coupon code 10off when checking out on his website. Visit the Tiny House Builders website now.

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