05/11 Rotate this: A tiny house in Portland can follow the sun

rotating, off grid tiny house by Path Architecture

rotating, off grid tiny house by Path Architecture

Cue up the Beatles’ I’ll follow the sun and admire this rotating tiny house that does exactly that. A hundred years ago, George Bernard Shaw did his best work in his rotating writing shed. There are some big advantages; he could turn it toward the sun when it was cool, away from it when it is hot. Lester Walker notes that “it could be manually turned to follow the arc of the sun. He worked alone and loved his privacy; he even adjusted his telephone for outgoing calls only.”

Now, Portland Oregon’s Path Architecture has built 359, a bigger shed that does much the same thing; it is 12 feet by 12 feet and has it all. Compared to the 8′-6″ of your standard tiny house, it is really roomy inside.

Read more – http://www.treehugger.com/tiny-houses/rotate-tiny-house-portland-can-follow-sun.html


Elaine Walker