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Aurora Company – Tiny Houses from Poland

The following is a guest post from Anna at Aurora Company. Aurora Company is a company which was created with the passion for traveling and love for nature. We create not only beautiful but also functional interiors. We build year-round mobile homes on specially adapted trailers so our houses can be easily set up and moved from one place […]

Taos Mesa Day Dream #3 – Micro Adobe Home

In the first two installments of this brief side exploration into small adobe homes I shared a 500 and 950 square foot design. This third home is only 376 square feet (320 usable) and should be easy to build. Like the first designs – I’m doing these just for fun and thought my readers would like a […]

How Big Have Tiny Houses Become

I thought I’d show you just how big tiny houses are becoming. I’m also curious to know what you think about this trend – so if you have a strong opinion leave it in a comment below. In the beginning, tiny houses were very small. Jay Shafer’s original Tumbleweed was 12-feet long, which is the […]

Tour of Bryce’s Tiny House on Wheels

You most likely recognize Bryce Langston from Living Big In A Tiny House. His YouTube Channel is one of the most popular Tiny House channels with over 1.8 million subscribers. Bryce travels the world interviewing tiny home owners and filming their tiny homes. A few years ago he began building his own tiny home in […]

Design Guidelines for a Net Zero Tiny House

The following is a guest post from Michael Tobias, PE, LEED AP, CEM, Founder of New York Engineers. The basic requirement for a net zero tiny house is generating enough energy to fully cover its usage. To achieve this, the tiny house must first be designed to consume as little energy as possible, and then […]

Top 10 Tiny House Designs of 2018

Are you curious about the tiny houses other people are dreaming of building? Based on tiny house plan sales, below are the most popular tiny house designs for 2018. We retired the Mendocino Series of tiny house designs on December 31, 2018. In 2019 we’ll be releasing brand new plans. To stay in the loop, be […]

Would You Build or Buy a Tiny House in 2019?

Ten years ago, when the Tiny House Movement was new, it was most common for people to build their own tiny homes simply because there were so few other options. Today there are many professional builders creating custom tiny homes and many used tiny homes on the secondary market, so the ‘buy’ option is gaining […]

Secret Operation 610 Breaks the Tiny Mold

In more ways than one this extreme structure with a tiny house sized interior, helps us think differently about tiny spaces. It was constructed in an abandoned air hanger at a decommissioned air base outside Utrecht (the Netherlands).  It’s available to artists & scientists looking for a place for thinking outside the box – an apparently […]

10 Benefits of Steel Tiny House Kits

10 benefits to consider when choosing to build your tiny home using steel framing. 1. Higher R.O.I. — Your return on investment is better because with wood framing most of the cost is in the labor. This is either carpentry work you pay someone else to do or work you do yourself. Wood might be […]

Steel Framed Tiny House Kits now Available

I first learned about the benefits of steel framed tiny houses about 10 years ago from a friend who used to build them in Sonoma County, California. They are lighter and stronger than wood, which is perfect for creating tiny houses better suited for travel. The main challenge with steel back then was that it […]