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12/31 Deadline Looms in Tiny House Design Competition

The American Institute of Architects in Chicago invites you to share your ideas for the emerging typology for urban housing called Tiny Homes. This competition is an opportunity for architects, students, artists and members of the public to propose new solutions to Chicago’s affordable housing shortage by designing a Tiny […]

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12/30 Tiny Homes: Coming to a Neighborhood Near You?

Tiny homes are all the rage these days! You can’t turn on cable TV without coming across at least one or two shows about them, and there are numerous blog articles, websites, and even conventions about tiny homes. If they are so popular, then why don’t we see more tiny […]

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12/30 Do You Want to Start a Homestead? (Frozen Parody)

We are Jesse and Alyssa and we just recently (September 2015) bought 5 acres of land in a remote area of the country [Idaho], are going to build a home, live off-the-grid as much as possible, start a garden, and work on becoming debt free. Eventually we want to get […]

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12/28 Twelve Outstanding Tiny Homes from 2015

Another year, another vigorous parade of tiny homes, which have swarmed out from a small movement of people wanting to live more efficiently into a mainstream that, whether out of curiosity or necessity, is simply enamored by small-space design. From the super eco-friendly to the ultra-glam, from customized DIY masterpieces […]

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12/29 Year of tiny house Firsts

It’s been a year of firsts. First time designing a tiny space, first time crying over DMV paperwork, first time parking a tiny house on wheels, first time leveling a trailer, first time buying a huge propane tank, first time digging a trench for graywater, first time building a compost […]

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12/29 Small homes with big appeal in Australia

Australians live in some of the biggest houses in the world but as prices get more unaffordable the tiny house movement is catching on. The movement advocates living simply in a small home and it is a trend that property guru Andrew Winter finds intriguing. The host of Selling Houses […]

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12/29 California Governor Jerry Brown’s Tiny Off Grid Vacation Home

This is Rancho Venada, and for all its isolation and ostensible inhospitality, it is the place that this state’s governor, Jerry Brown, is gravitating to as he approaches the end of his 50-year career in politics. These 2,514 wind-swept acres have been owned by the Brown family for almost 150 […]