Tag Archives: BC

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, […]

10 Square – Competition Entries

The 10 Square Design Competition entries have now been posted to the competition’s blog. Juried finalists will be announced (via the Shelter Blog) Tuesday, October 19th. Voting for the “people’s choice” entry will run from October 12th through October 26th (5 pm PST) and will be announced as soon as possible after the voting ends. This design competition […]

Pallet House Exhibit in Nelson, BC

A couple days ago I posted news of a tiny house design competition hosted by the Touchstones Nelson: Museum of Art and History. The design competition is part of a larger exhibit called Shelter: How We Live. For the exhibit, Rod (Museum Curator), designed and built the pallet house you see here for a total […]

10 Square – Design Competition

The Touchstones Nelson Museum of Art and History in Nelson, BC is sponsoring a tiny shelter design competition in conjunction with an exhibit that is currently running called Shelter: How We Live. The exhibit also includes a pallet house built onsite which I hope to share with you here soon. The primary design requirements of […]

Focus on the Future – Small is beautiful and eminently livable – By Michael Mehta

Back in November I posted the story of Michael Mehta’s small house on Gabriola Island in British Columbia. Shortly after that Michael mentioned to me that he was working on an article that focused on the benefits of simple living and small homes. To help with the research I reached out to you, my readers, […]