Last March I posted the story of a fellow named Kai who had built some handmade windows for his tiny house. I got a progress report from Kai the other day with news that his handmade double glazed windows are still holding up well through the cold and wet winter.
This tree house is the work of designers at Baumraum, a German design company that specializes in extreme tree houses. This tiny modern tree house is perched high in a Maple tree overlooking the Hudson River. I’m certain this was not an inexpensive project but wanted to share it with your for it’s ingenuity. I […]
A few days ago I posted a story about a man named Kai who built his own windows for his tiny house. Kai lives in Germany and has discovered that many of the building materials we take for granted in the US aren’t always available in Germany. The windows specified in the Tumbleweed WeeBee house […]
The other day my friend Kent, over at tinyhouseblog.com, posted a story about a fellow named Kai who has built a modified Tumbleweed WeeBee in Germany. I spent quite a bit of time looking through all the great construction photos that Kai has posted online and was especially interested in the windows he built from […]
My dad passed this Wall Street Journal story onto me today. It’s the story of Jakob Fugger, an extremely rich and influential banker that lived about 500 years ago. One of the philanthropic things he did was to build a village of small homes and apartments for people that needed them. The homes ranged in […]