Category Archives: Announcement

Tiny House For Sale in Asheville NC (Updated: SOLD)

One of my readers is selling his tiny house project so I thought I’d do him a favor and help get the word out. It’s currently for sale in Asheville North Carolina and he’s asking $10,000.  Here’s what David says: Eco-built modern studio – perfect for an art studio or 1 bedroom cottage. Rough plumbed for water […]

Yestermorrow Tiny House Design/Build Workshop

Starting on September 18, 2011, Dee Williams and Paul Hanke will be teaching a 12-day tiny house workshop at the Yestermorrow Design/Build School in Warren, Vermont. Here’s a part of the course description: In this intensive course, students will spend mornings and afternoons building a small house on wheels, including framing, interior and exterior finishes, insulation, and […]

The Field Lab in The New York Times

I first wrote about John Wells and The Field Lab back on June 8, 2009. Now John’s story has been written up in the New York Times. Ironically before John moved out west and starting building The Field Lab he worked in New York as a photographer. I suspect he’s a bit happier now, doing the […]

Must See Movie: How to Boil a Frog

I’ve not laughed so hard in a long time; this movie is so fricken funny! Too bad the topic, the top 5 things that trouble humanity, is so depressing. But then again that’s what makes this movie so refreshing and effective. It tackles our biggest challenges with humor and provides tangible solutions we can start […]

Tiny House Project -F-o-r- -S-a-l-e- SOLD

Jonathan has been busy building this tiny house but now needs to sell it. The house is located in Gainesville, Florida and he’s asking $5,000 for it in it’s current semi-complete state. Here’s what Jonathan told me about the house. It measures 92″ wide by 16′ long. The main floor is 16′ long but with […]

Work Exchange Opportunity at Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage

Ziggy (Brian Liloia) let me know about an upcoming work exchange opportunity coming this summer at the Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage. Ziggy and a few others are building a 350 square foot cooperative kitchen. It will be built with a roundwood timber frame structure and straw bale and cob walls. Those who partake in this project should […]

Top 10 of 2010

2010 was a great year for the tiny house movement. Many newcomers found us through numerous main stream news stories. A lot of new blogs have popped up too, which is wonderful to see. I especially love to find owner-builders recording their projects through blogging. Here at Tiny House Design we we had another big […]

LifeEdited – Design Competition

Treehugger founder Graham Hill is downsizing to a 420 square foot apartment which will be renovated in 2011. But Graham wants to pack a lot of versatility and function into the small space so created LifeEdited, a design competition intended to surface the best design from the global community of practiced and aspiring tiny house […]

Pallet House Workshop hosted by New Jura Natural Building in Waller, Texas

The folks at New Jura Natural Building will be hosting a pallet house building workshop beginning on November 1st in Waller, Texas. They will be covering the following topics: Pallet walls Slip straw Earthen plastering Rainwater capturing Grey water Recycled materials For more details visit the New Jura Natural Building website. What’s a pallet house? […]

Rammed Earth Builder turns to High Speed Wood

Michael Thompson builds and teaches workshops about rammed earth buildings in the UK. He has undertaken a non-housing project – to set the land speed record for a 100% wooden bicycle. While this story is off the topic of tiny house design, I thought it was important news and would be of interest to my […]