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Architecture: A Cozy House Created From As we all know, now that we are experiencing the era of the iPad and Kindle, traditional books are becoming less and less popular. As a matter of fact, even some elementary schools are replacing books with iPads. I have a friend who just got her packet for attending University in the fall, and it came complete with an iPad 2 and a list of e-books to order for her classes. People are handling this major transition in different ways. Some designers are handling the change by looking at it from a different perspective. Designer Nendo created this award-winning house in Japan a few years ago. Tata’s 215 Square Feet Flat Pack Tiny House on July 25, 2011 The same Indian company that has produced the world’s cheapest car has announced its latest product which is a flat-pack tiny house that costs about $700. It can be assembled in a week and is said to be 215 square feet. It’s a pre-fabricated kit with doors, windows and a roof. According to reports they are experimenting with a few designs. A larger version of the home will also be available. An Example of a 215 Square Foot Prefabricated Home The photos of the home shown below are by Sustain Design Studio and have no affiliation with Tata. I just wanted to show you what a 215 square foot home looks like. Photo credits: Sustain Design Studio and Jetsongreen For seven hundred bucks, I doubt that Tata’s home will be anything like this but I’m eager for them to reveal actual photos of the project. What do you think about a 215 square foot home for $700 that’s supposed to last 20 years? The following two tabs change content below. Related An Essay on Jay Shafer's Tiny House Dreams

The Tiny Life » What Is The Tiny House Movement? What are tiny houses? The tiny house movement? Tiny living? Simply put, it is a social movement where people are choosing to downsize the space they live in. People are joining this movement for many reasons, but the most popular reasons include environmental concerns, financial concerns, and the desire for more time and freedom. So what is the alternative? This is a growing movement, that is for sure! This site focuses on tiny living or living The Tiny Life. Below are some videos that will help you gain a better idea of what this movement is all about. Related Posts

Enesti Plans Cost to Build Estimated Material Costs: $49,000 (746 sq ft) or $56,000 (843 sq ft) Want to know how much it will cost to have a contractor build it for you? General notes about construction costs:Costs for materials are almost the same in different regions but labor costs will vary greatly depending on where you live. Foundation The house plans come with a post and pier foundation. Can this house be built on wheels? Utilities and appliances The kitchen maximizes space and includes a dishwasher, full size range with oven, and built in microwave. Can I install air conditioning? What type of fireplace does the house have? Download Free Study Plans Download the study plans for free. Enesti Construction Plans include 13 total pages: Floor Plans Detailed floor plans for both the downstairs and loft include pertinent dimensions for walls, windows, rooms and door openings. Exterior Elevations These plans include 4 elevation drawings showing the front, back and both sides. What's not included

microhouse - affordable design small cottage plans Microhouse - Affordable small house design At microhouse we specialize in the design and permitting of backyard cottages and other small houses. Because we are specialists we are able to offer design services at affordable rates. To this end, we utilize standard designs as a starting point for design and budgeting. Budgeting Choosing to build a new house or backyard cottage is an important long term decision. While it may be hard to put a value to how a well designed home makes you feel or the value of being close to family, other considerations are easier to assess. Financing Financing to build a small house can either be done out of pocket or with a construction loan. Backyard Cottages -Invest where you live Backyard cottages can be used as part of a downsizing strategy or to generate income.

Micro Cottages and Tiny Houses from Houseplans.com 1-800-913-2350 Enter valid plan # (ex: 12-345) Micro Cottage Floor Plans Micro Cottage floor plans with less than 1,000 square feet of heated space -- sometimes much less -- are rapidly growing in popularity. The smallest, including the Four Lights Tiny Houses are small enough to mount on a trailer and may not require permits depending on local codes. These tiny house plans are perfect second homes and vacation getaways and, for the right person or couple, make great starter homes to be expanded over time as circumstances and budgets allow. All of our house plans can be modified to fit your lot or altered to fit your unique needs. Read More More... Narrow by Features Clear Sort By Signature Plan 917-4 on sale for $656.10 Plan 498-3 on sale for $810.00 Plan 890-1 on sale for $742.50 Plan 497-23 on sale for $356.40 Plan 891-3 on sale for $1575.00 Plan 449-14 on sale for $675.00 Plan 917-2 on sale for $944.10 Plan 479-9 on sale for $1552.50 Plan 497-14 on sale for $445.50 Plan 48-641 from $525.00

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