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Tall law student, tiny house: bachelor builds dorm on wheels

Tall law student, tiny house: bachelor builds dorm on wheels

When Joel Streak moved home to after university, he desired his own place, yet he didn't want to pay the high Sonoma Region rents, so he made a decision to create his own little residence on a trailer. Influenced by wee house leader Jay Shafer (additionally from Sebastopol), Streak got a deserted trailer from a neighbor for $300 and also ...

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Zen forest house: 11K, handcrafted, small home in Oregon

Zen forest house: 11K, handcrafted, small home in Oregon

Brian Schulz wanted to see "just how little of a home I can make feel large". Inspired by the typical Japanese minka houses that rely upon local products as well as steeply sloped roofings to produce budget friendly, open structures, Schulz produced a residence using products recovered or sourced from within 10 miles of his home. The result is a ...

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Living on a 4 Season Houseboat – Beautiful Floating Tiny House!

Living on a 4 Season Houseboat - Beautiful Floating Tiny House!

In this video clip, we fulfill Bonnie from Wakefield, Québec, Canada that is surviving on a lovely small residence watercraft that contains character and also appeal. The River Den (or La Tannière) has personalized asymmetrical windows, a timeless ship's wheel, antique fireplace, as well as hand-built furnishings– all of which provide the watercraft a warm and relaxing feel that makes ...

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Vipp Shelter tiny prefab as precise industrial-era appliance

Vipp Shelter tiny prefab as precise industrial-era appliance

The Danish company VIPP (popular for its renowned 1939 trash can, currently in the MOMA) has produced a prefab small house designed down to the last information (flashlight consisted of). Their 592-square-foot "plug and play vacation" had not been created to mix right into nature, yet to drift over it; fifty thousand pounds of glass as well as steel function ...

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Building your own Hawaii minimal house for a vacation’s cost

Building your own Hawaii minimal house for a vacation's cost

Kristie Wolfe invested $5000 to construct herself a tiny home on wheels in her home town of Pocatello, Idaho. It began as a yearlong experiment in easy living, however she liked it so much she decided to maintain living small, not only in Idaho, however she started trying to find land to develop a little villa. She got a plot ...

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House in a suitcase: tiny home + 2 trunks of furniture

House in a suitcase: tiny home + 2 trunks of furniture

Initial tale below: In 1996, Barcelona architects Eva Prats and Ricardo Flores were hired to convert an old area laundry right into a penthouse. At merely 27 square meters (290 square feet), the space was very little; it was likewise merely a short-term house as well as the clients wanted a residence that was maintenance-free. Prats and also Flores (in ...

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Debt/car-free tiny house couple: simple living + resilience

Debt/car-free tiny house couple: simple living + resilience

6 years back, Tammy Strobel was unhappy- "I was driving 2 hrs a day, visiting a job I hated, obese, dissatisfied, sort of middle course predicament". After that she enjoyed a youtube video clip including Dee Williams and her tiny house- a moment she calls her "turning point"- and also she began to fantasize about much less. Prior to downsizing ...

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Norwegian wood: LEGO-assembling rural prefab cabin in 1 day

Norwegian wood: LEGO-assembling rural prefab cabin in 1 day

There are 500,000 cabins in Norway for 5 million people, discusses Oslo architect Marianne Borge. While the dimension of these 2nd homes has grown in recent 10 years, Borge wished to go back to the basic living roots of conventional Norwegian hytter (homes). According to Borge, the log cabin practice is about passing up the conveniences of modern-day homes to ...

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Building a Tiny House #2 – Framing

Building a Tiny House #2 - Framing

Developing a Tiny House # 1 – Recovering a Trailer – In this episode, I continue work on the tiny residence after obtaining the restored trailer prepared to build on. Utilizing standard building products I mount up the tiny home into my design. Building a small residence is not much various than a not so small residence, exact same wood, ...

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550 Sq. Ft. Prefab Timber Cabin by FabCab

550 Sq. Ft. Prefab Timber Cabin by FabCab

550 Sq. Ft. Prefab Wood Cabin by FabCab This 550 sq. ft. lumber framed log cabin called the TimberCab 550 by FabCab remains in Lake Pend Oreille, Idaho constructed by Selle Valley Building. It's created using SIP (structurally protected panel) wall surfaces which are cut to precision in the FabCab manufacturing facility which indicates assembly (building) time is considerably decreased. ...

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