Monthly Archives: August 2013

NOMAD Micro Homes

The NOMAD is a refreshing new modern micro home built in British Columbia. It measures just 10′ x 10′ and is designed to be shipped worldwide. It arrives unassembled and assembly should be completed by at least two people with at least handyman level building skills. The design can be used for a variety of […]

Pico Dwelling – Micro Apartment in Seattle

The Pico Dwelling is a 182 square foot micro apartment in Seattle.  It’s the home and creation of Steve Sauer, an engineer with experience designing aircraft interiors for Boeing. The original space was a storage unit in a basement of a 100+ year old building. About ten years ago Steve bought the room as a storage unit but […]

FOUNDhouse WikiHouse Assembly

Patrick and Lacy have finished all the CNC milling of their WikiHouse based house and are now assembling it in Utah. They funded the FOUNDhouse project using the crowdfunding website Kickstarter. They will live in the house on the Navajo Reservation while participating in a semester long project to help build a home for a Navajo family […]

Next Stop – Vancouver Island

Portability is one of the advantages of owning a tiny house. While they may not be as easy to tow as a travel trailer – due to their weight and shape –  they are more comfortable for year-round living. So while a tiny house move won’t be something done on the spur of the moment, […]

How to Find a Tiny House Builder

Tiny House Map

Tiny House Map is a great place to begin a search for tiny house builders near you. It’s a simple mapping tool that Dan Louche and I dreamt-up and Dan coded. Anyone can post their tiny house related effort on the map including workshops, houses for rent & sale, open houses, and businesses. The view […]

Uncut Tiny House Realized

As a result of this exploration we now know that a tiny house that could be built without a saw. The direction I went in is just one way to go too – and I’m certain there are many many more. In fact several folks have commented and contacted me directly suggesting some great improvements. […]

Uncut Tiny House Improved

The other day I posed the riddle… can a tiny house be built without a saw and off-the-shelf materials? That’s the goal of this design exercise. In my first pass at solving this challenge there were a few things that didn’t quite work so well, so I went back to the drawing board. I made the […]

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