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Ashlee Fazio – Destiny Dweller

The following is a guest post from Ashlee Fazio, 25 year old homeschool teacher from New York. (The beautiful Mid-Hudson Valley is where she calls “home”, about an hour and a half train ride North of the Big Apple.) She blogs at Destinydweller.com and you can find her on social media at Facebook, Instagram (@destinydweller), Snapchat (@destinydweller), and […]

Steel Tiny House Frames

While steel tiny houses are not usually the do-it-yourselfer’s first choice (due to the learning curve) and new option for building steel tiny house frames is taking root. I use the term ‘new option’ loosely. The first year I began blogging about the tiny house movement (2008) I met a fellow named Bill who was […]

Extraordinary Structures – CNC’d Tiny Houses

Leveraging CAD design and CNC machines, Extraordinary Structures provides design/build manufacturing services and expertise in Santa Fe, New Mexico. They can build a tiny house for you or CNC a tiny house kit you build yourself – at considerable cost savings. For example… right now on their website it says you can order the Salt […]

Tiny Fallout Shelter House – Design Concept

I’ve got a hobby – a weird one – and its the study of fallout shelters and nuclear war survival. I’m Gen-X and grew up during the cold war. So for fun – and maybe as a weird sort of therapy – I started learning about fallout and nuclear war as a teenager. I’m also […]

Raising #tinyhouse awareness without getting naked

As a short fun experiment, I’ve drawn up a bunch of t-shirt designs – now available through Teespring for a few days. Pictured above are a few I drew this morning, but to see them all visit the Tiny House Design Teespring page. I’ve kept the cost of the shirts at just $18. There are women’s and men’s shirts available […]

University of Denver Students Speed Build a Tiny House for the Homeless

The Colorado Village Collaborative will be creating two tiny house villages. This tiny home will be a showcase tiny home for the village. Assistant Professor Eric Holt led 30 students from University of Denver’s Franklin L. Burns School of Real Estate & Construction Management, who participated in a speed build recently.

The Wedge – Net Zero Tiny House

The Wedge was built by students at Laney College in Oakland, California for the 2016 SMUD Net Zero Tiny House Competition. One of the team’s goals was to built it to be net zero – meaning that it generates all the electricity it uses. Part of the team’s motivation to build tiny was the low […]

3D Printed House

The construction cost of the printed house pictured here was $10,134 – approximately $275 per square meter. It was made by Apis Cor. in Russia. The 3D printer prints self-bearing walls and partitions. Workers monitor the progress, but the printer does the heavy lifting. The printer itself is easily transportable, placed on the worksite and even controls the mixture of concrete […]

5 Days Left to Vote for Tiny House of the Year

Just five days left to vote for your favorite Tiny House of the Year. Tiny House of the Year is a friendly competition between tiny home owners (owners of homes under 500 square feet). The winner of the Best Tiny House category will be honored as the overall winner of the competition. Winners will also […]

Help Write Tiny Houses into the Building Code!

With all the talk about tiny houses being illegal, one might wonder if they’ll every be widely accepted. Truth be told they are not illegal everywhere… just not understood. Well… that might be about to change with your help and a lot of hard work by a core team of tiny house folks. The tiny house community […]

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