Tag Archives: shotgun house

Tiny Simple House is off the Back Burner

If you’ve been reading Tiny House Design for a while you might remember one of the long term projects I have on a back mental burner is the Tiny Simple House. While simmering back there it’s been transforming from a modified shotgun house to a more flexible yet equally as simple housing solution. The Tiny […]

Rethinking The Tiny Simple House

I should really stop staying up so late, but I guess I just can’t help myself. Below is another 3D drawing using Google SketchUp. I’m getting a little better with it but I know the drawings are still a bit primitive compared to the pros, but I can definitely see how drawing in 3D can […]

Shotgun Houses & The Tiny Simple House

(Photo credit Wikipedia Commons) A shotgun house is a nickname for a long narrow house with sequential rooms and no hallway. The nickname comes from the idea that if you stood at the front door and fired a shotgun the buck would fly out the back door without hitting the house. These houses were commonly […]