Off-Grid Artisan Tiny House Built To Escape Wildfires

November 16, 2018 john 20 61712 12:19

Ryan was fortunate. With his last 28ft tiny house on wheels he managed to pull it just out of the way of the wildfires which swept through California in 2017. That experience really got him thinking about the design of his home though and he decided to build something more compact which was more easily…

Jay Shafer’s Stunning $5,000 Tiny House

November 9, 2018 john 20 91518 16:07

Jay Shafer is a man who many know as the Godfather of the modern tiny house movement. It was 20 years ago now that he build his original tiny house on wheels and that moment has since inspired thousands of people all over the world (me included) to construct their own tiny homes. His new…

Yurt Life and Permaculture In High Sierra

November 2, 2018 john 20 59922 17:22

In this weeks episode we travel into the High Sierra region of California to visit a dynamic young family who are living big in a yurt home on their 30 acre homestead / permaculture property. Traditionally used by nomads in Central Asia, yurts are much less common in the west, however these well insulated, portable…

Life In Our Traveling Tiny House

October 28, 2018 john 20 70021 15:10

Our tiny house on wheels is designed for life on the move! At only 16 x 8ft (5 x 2.5m) it’s super compact, lightweight and designed for life on the road! We constructed this tiny house on wheels last year, together with Mike Bedsole and the team from Tiny House Chattanooga. Read More: https://www.livingbiginatinyhouse.com/the-little-zen-tiny-house-usa/ In…

Solo Mother With Teenage Daughter Builds Amazing Tiny House

October 21, 2018 john 20 72792 16:36

This week we visit the amazing home of an inspiring solo mother, who built an amazing tiny house on wheels where she now lives together with her teenage daughter. Constructing the tiny house herself, mostly from reclaimed and seconds grade materials, she was able to build her small home for a unbelievably low price, meaning…

The Pinecone Treehouse: A Spectacular Tiny Home In The Trees

October 14, 2018 john 20 24917 14:30

This treehouse is one you need to see to believe. Shaped like a pinecone and suspended from a circle of towering redwood trees, this geometric masterpiece hangs suspended like an otherworldly temple amongst the canopy. Constructed by treehouse master-builder Dustin Feider, this home in the treetops is not only a work of art, but also…

BMX rider builds around purpose: small home, big bike ramp

October 8, 2018 john 20 6245 16:35

Since he was a kid, Ooti Billeaud had wanted a backyard BMX ramp, but neither his parents nor future landlords were interested, so when he finally purchased land in New Orleans his first plan was to build a ramp. Unfortunately, the city told him if he built a ramp before building a house they would…

Beautifully Handcrafted Heirloom Tiny House

October 6, 2018 john 20 40275 14:19

This off-the-grid tiny house on wheels has been beautifully handcrafted using sustainably sourced materials. Designed to stand the test of time, it’s one to be passed down to future generations. The home was constructed by Ryan of Humble Handcraft, who we featured on the show earlier. You can see the tour we filmed of his…

Wikkelhouse: pick your modular segments & click them together

October 4, 2018 john 20 53578 24:32

After a couple decades creating theater sets in Amsterdam, Oep Schilling and his company of makers Fiction Factory, put their CNC expertise and resources into building a prefab tiny house, using cardboard as the main structural element. Relying on a proprietary machine that can wrap corrugated sheets around a mold, they could create high strength…